The Tragic Trial of Jesus: The Verdict of Israel (Matthew 26:57-68)


“Who is Jesus?” From the perspective of eternity, this is the single most important question we will ever ask. Some Bible passages answer this question more directly than others – and this text is one of them. In Matthew 26:57-68, Jesus stands trial before the ruling council of 1st century Israel. While the council members weren’t concerned with finding the answer to that question, the truth shines through nonetheless. In this sermon, we explore five key answers to the question, “Who is Jesus?”