Matthew 27:1-26, Jesus Delivered to the Gentiles

[March 11, 2008] In the passage we are considering today, (1) the chief priests and elders hand Jesus over to the Gentile Roman governor, (2) Judas regrets his act of betrayal and returns the blood money to the chief priests and elders who use it to buy a burial plot for Gentiles, (3) . . . → Read More: Matthew 27:1-26, Jesus Delivered to the Gentiles

John 7:1-24, Tabernacles and the Hiddenness of Christ

[August 14, 2011] The key to the passage that lies before us and the section that it introduces, namely chapters 7—10, is the meaning of the Feast of Tabernacles (Succoth), and the Feast of Dedication (Hanukah) that follows two months later (which we will leave aside for now). The Passover was significant when . . . → Read More: John 7:1-24, Tabernacles and the Hiddenness of Christ