corner graphic   Hi,    
ver. 2.0.19.11.21
Finding the new version too difficult to understand? Go to classic.studylight.org/

Bible Commentaries

G. Campbell Morgan's Exposition on the Whole Bible
John 18

 

 

Other Authors
Verses 1-40

From the sacred hours of teaching and prayer our Lord passed to the final acts in His mighty work. This brought Him to Gethsemane, where we have a revelation of His majesty and His meekness. He suffered Himself to be seized and bound, and led away, and so He passed to the court of the high priests.

In all the annals of human crime there is nothing more utterly degraded and despicable than the procedure of what is spoken of as His trial before them. Unable to deal with the situation, they sent Him to Pilate, and once again we have the amazing story of the majesty and dignity of His dealing with this' representative of the Roman power. It is quite evident that Pilate would have preferred to release Jesus.

It was during this period that Peter came to the full realization of his appalling weakness as it had been declared to him by his Master. Under the pressure of the hour he uttered the threefold denial. Carefully observe how at this moment of finality and his failure he was not abandoned.

 


Copyright Statement
These files are public domain.
Text Courtesy of BibleSupport.com. Used by Permission.

Bibliography Information
Morgan, G. Campbell. "Commentary on John 18:4". "G. Campbell Morgan Exposition on the Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/gcm/john-18.html. 1857-84.

Lectionary Calendar
Thursday, November 21st, 2019
the Week of Proper 28 / Ordinary 33
ADVERTISEMENT
Commentary Navigator
Search This Commentary
Enter query in the box below
ADVERTISEMENT
To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient contact form
Powered by Lightspeed Technology