Who's King? Whose King? - 11/25/2012

Sermon Text:  John 18:33-37 & Revelation 1:4b-8

   A five-year-old boy was stalling going to bed.  He asked for a glass of juice.  “No, sir,” his father answered.  “No more juice.  I’m king of the juice in this house.”
   “That’s not right, Daddy,” the young fellow retorted.  “Our Sunday school teacher said Jesus is the king of the juice.”
   Pilate summoned Jesus to his headquarters and asked him, “Are you the king of the Jews?”
   Jesus doesn’t answer the question directly.  How could he?  The title “King of the Jews” hardly sums up his mission.  But finally he does concede that yes, he is a king.  THAT is why he came into the world.  THAT is why he was born
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