Ironic, really.

Nickolay Gay’s (1831-94) “Quod Est Verita?” Christ and Pilate is haunting in its portrayal of a tragic irony.  Poor Pilate, keeping skeptic step with the pagan culture in which he reigned, raised the question, “What is truth” (Jn 18:38).  And look who was standing before him (Jn 14:6)!  Dear Lord, let my eyes be not Pilate-like.  Let me see the truth of the One who stood before Pilate, that Man now at your right hand of whom we sing, “Who ever lives and pleads for me.”

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One response to “Ironic, really.

  1. That is cool. Pilate standing in the light cannot see and Jesus is shadowed as the light of the world.

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