02/12/19 — Matt 27:15-31; Psalm 33:12-22; Proverbs 9:1-6
As a Body we are blessed with the complete & inspired Word of God. We also have teachers and friends who can bring scripture into our lives for self-examination. For example read the following verse spoken by Pilate and then the penetrating observation posed by Coffman in his commentary:
Matthew 27: 22 “What shall I do, then, with Jesus who is called the Messiah?” Pilate asked.
Coffman: Sooner or later, every soul is confronted with the same question, “What then shall I do unto Jesus who is called Christ?” The problem will not go away. The decision cannot be avoided or transferred to another, or endlessly deferred. “What think ye of Christ? Whose son is he?” That question is the moral watershed down which the several streams of eternal life and eternal death move inexorably to the wide seas. …”