John 18:28-40

What is Truth?

A talk preached at Christ Church Durham at an evening Christmas Carols service. Phillip was in the UK taking part in the Passion For Life Conference across the UK. To listen to other talks from this event, please see UK 2018 Passion for Life.

“For this purpose I was born and for this purpose I have come into the world —to bear witness to the truth. Everyone who is of the truth listens to my voice.”

John 18:37

  1. Myth and Truth
    1. The facts of history
    2. The claim of Christmas
  2. Pontius Pilate
    1. outside the New Testament
    2. inside the New Testament
  3. Pilate’s Trial
    1. who is king?
    2. who’s in control?
  4. Claim of Christmas
    1. born
    2. come into the world
    3. purpose
  5. Pilate’s Response
    1. coward’s castle
    2. proves Jesus’ point

Dear God,

I know that I am not worthy to be accepted by you.
I don’t deserve your gift of eternal life.
I am guilty of rebelling against you and ignoring you. I need forgiveness.

Thank you for sending your son to die for me that I may be forgiven.

Thank you that he rose from the dead to give me new life.

Please forgive me and change me,
that I may live with Jesus as my ruler.    Amen

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