Checkmate!

November 1, 2015 ()

Bible Text: John 19:12-16 |

Series:

Northwest Bible Church – Nov. 1, 2015 – Worship Service – Alan Conner

John 19:12-16

Checkmate!

Intro

A. THE ACCUSATION (John 19:12-13).

1) Pilate’s attempts to release Jesus (v. 12).

2) The accusation against Pilate (v. 12).

a) Accusation: A friend of Jesus is not a friend of Caesar.

b) Reason: Jesus is an enemy of Caesar because He claims to be a king and opposes Caesar’s authority, is guilty of treason, insurrection.

3) Pilate’s response (v. 13).

B. THE LIE (John 19:14-15).

1) Lies come from the heart.

2) The lie: “We have no king but Caesar.”

C. THE INDICTMENT (Mt. 27:24-25).

1) Pilate washes his hands (Mt. 27:24).

2) The Jews take full responsibility for Jesus’ death (Mt. 27:25).

D. THE VERDICT (John 19:16).

1) Pilate hands Jesus over to be crucified (v. 16).

2) The failure of Pilate.

Conclusion

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