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.”


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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