It is the week of Jesus’ passion, and he is in Jerusalem. At the present time, he is surrounded by disciples, skeptics, and seekers, and he is giving some inside commentary on what is transpiring: And Jesus answered them, “The hour has come for the Son of Man to be glorified. Truly, truly, I say … More Is My Soul Troubled?
This was the final straw. After Jesus taught many parables, and presented this last word, the chief priests and the elders of Israel gathered in the palace of Caiaphas, the High Priest, to plot how they might kidnap and murder Jesus. (Matthew 26:3-5) What made them so violently angry at the miracle man who loved, … More The Social Gospel