Luke 23:33-43, Christ the King

Introduction

[November 24, 2013] Today is Christ the King Sunday. Why do we call it that? It is the last Sunday of the church year (the church’s annual “curriculum”). Next Sunday is the beginning of Advent and the start of another church year. Why do you think Christ the King Sunday is the . . . → Read More: Luke 23:33-43, Christ the King

John 12:1-19, Jesus Anointed King with Nard

[April 17, 2011] Today we consider two very significant passages, the anointing of Jesus by Mary of Bethany on the eve of His proclamation as King, and this proclamation as He was paraded into the City of David. In Bruno Barnhart’s commentary (based on Peter Ellis’ work), the first part ends the horizontal . . . → Read More: John 12:1-19, Jesus Anointed King with Nard

John 18:38b—19:16, The King and the Lamb

The Charge (John 18:28-38a)

[March 27, 2011] In 18:28-32 Jesus was brought before the governor without a charge, for the governor to put Him to death. The historical background of this is that Pilate was the one who probably had them arrest in the first place, and had demanded that they drum up . . . → Read More: John 18:38b—19:16, The King and the Lamb