Today’s church sermon was by guest pastor David Guzik. He spoke from Matthew 27 about Pontius Pilate, who was the judge and ruler during the Roman Empire. In verse 11, it covers the second account of when Jesus stood before Pilate, the Roman governor. Pilate sarcastically asked Jesus, “if He was the King of the Jews?” Jesus did not reply. Pilate asked the crowd who to release Jesus or Barabbas. Pilate knew that Jesus was innocent, but because of the envy of other religious leaders. God gave Pilate’s wife a dream, which she told her husband Pilate that suffered from this dream. She told him not to have anything to do with Jesus. Pilate asked the crowd to decide instead, even though he knew the truth that Jesus wasn’t guilty. The people said to crucify Jesus on a cross.
The lesson from today’s sermon is that we should not look to the wrong crowd for help. Rather, we need to seek God’s guidance. Jesus went to the cross to take away all of our sins. Jesus loves you! Jesus was the perfect sacrifice that day. We are given a choice to either to believe in Jesus or not, either way we will be judged one day by God for our faith. We need to stop rejecting Jesus and accept Him. Who is your King? Repent and trust Jesus with your life.