Reflections: Man in the Mirror
Even though this process our nation has been through has been painstakingly difficult, there is still hope when a nation is willing to return to its founding principles. Principles that are anchored in morality, decency, and respect for God.
I yield to and respect the office of the Presidency. For I am a man under authority, and therefore I respect authority regardless of my personal opinions and preferences. Anyone who defies authority will eventually become diseased and infected by rebellion.
7The Jewish leaders insisted, “We have a law, and according to that law he must die because he claimed to be the Son of God.” 8When Pilate heard this, he was even more afraid, 9and he went back inside the palace. “Where do you come from?” he asked Jesus, but Jesus gave him no answer. 10“Do you refuse to speak to me?” Pilate said. “Don’t you realize I have power either to free you or to crucify you?”
11Jesus answered, “You would have no power over me if it were not given to you from above. Therefore the one who handed me over to you is guilty of a greater sin.”