Jesus on Trial

Bruce Fiol

READ : John 1:1-5, 9, 14; 20:30-31 How long will you keep us in suspense? If you are the Christ, tell us plainly. (10:24) Imagine a courtroom. The accused, on trial for his life, takes the stand. Questions must be answered: Who is he? What has he done? What do the witnesses say about him? John, as it were, calls Jesus to the stand and masterfully designs his Gospel around the answers to those questions. We hear Jesus seven times …