“Pilate’s Powerful Questions Concerning Jesus” by Neal Pollard

July 5th, 2020

July 5 2020 - Sunday PM Sermon

 

PILATE'S POWERFUL QUESTIONS CONCERNING JESUS

 

Introduction

 

  1. Look At Pilate's Biography (Not A Great Guy)
  2. But He Asks Some Powerful Questions In Our Text (John 18:28-38)

 

  1. "WHAT ACCUSATION DO YOU BRING AGAINST THIS MAN?"
  2. The Accusers Eventually Use Five Talking Points
  3. He forbids paying taxes to Caesar
  4. He stirs up the people everywhere
  5. If He weren't guilty, we wouldn't have brought Him
  6. We can't kill Him, but our law says He should die
  7. If you release Him, you're a traitor against Caesar
  8. On What Charge Can Jesus Be Successfully Tried And Found Guilty?
  9. We Must Assess Jesus' Character Fairly And Accurately
  10. "ARE YOU THE KING OF THE JEWS?"
  11. What Does It Mean To Say Jesus Is King?
  12. It indicates a certain power
  13. It indicates a certain peace
  14. It indicates a certain purpose
  15. It indicates a certain principle

III. WHAT IS TRUTH?

  1. Jesus Uses "Truth" 26 Times In The Gospel Of John
  2. He embodies it, teaches it, tells it, is it
  3. The Question Is The Right Question To Ask
  4. Not everything that claims to be truth is truth
  5. Pilate Had The Answer In Front Of Him, But He Lacked Interest In It (Him)

 

Conclusion

 

  1. Pilate Knew He Had A Remarkable Man In Front Of Him (John 19:5)
  2. But he never acted on it
  3. Chrysostom Shows Jesus To Be God And Man
  4. We Need To Find the Right Answers And Share Them

 

 

Duration: 26:10

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