Conversations with God
Comfort and safety
April 12, 2019
Hello God, it’s me, Mara:
You know, Lord, comfort and safety, that’s our motto. It’s so easy to hide our heads in the sand, pretending there are no problems. We’re like everyone else, aren’t we, Lord, wanting to wash our hands of the whole affair. One chap with that attitude is written about in the Gospels. The scene, so long ago, was dramatized in the city of Jerusalem.
We picture the event which unfolds involving Pontius Pilate, the governor (recorded in Matthew 27). Pilate, a procurator, was in the judgment hall of the palace. A crowd watched the proceedings, their eyes on Pila...