Jesus Answers His Accusers

BIBLE GATEWAY

Matthew 26:63B–68

In spitting upon Jesus and striking Him, the leaders are the ones who commit blasphemy. However, as John Calvin writes, “this insolence was turned by the providence of God to a very different purpose; for the face of Christ, dishonored by spitting and blows, has restored to us that image which had been disfigured, and almost effaced, by sin.” Let us never forget the high price Jesus paid to purchase us and always live after the example He gives as the true image of God.

For further study:

Psalm 109

The Bible in a year:

Ezekiel 39–40

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