vs. 15 "Shall I crucify your king?" Pilate asked. "We have no king but Caesar." the chief priests answered.

I was genuinely sad when I read the words, "we have no king but Caesar" today. My mind quickly envisioned pictures of people who I have had conversations with about Jesus, but who have chosen to follow another king. There is very little that makes me more emotional than when I see someone I love and care about (and someone God loves and cares about) reject the leadership of Jesus Christ in their life. I've heard people say over and over again:

"I'd become a Christian, but I just can't give up control"
"I'd become a Christian, but I'd have to change the way I run my business"
"I'd follow Jesus, but I'd have to stop using women for my own pleasure"
"I'd follow Jesus, but I'd have to stop running my own life"

In the profound words of Bob Dylan, "you're gonna' have ta' serve somebody"...who's it going to be?
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