On the side of Truth
He then makes a very challenging statement ‘Everyone on the side of truth listens to me.’ Coming from the mouth of Jesus these are words we cannot easily dismiss.
But Pilate deflects their impact: ‘What is Truth?’ he asks – but possibly with a sneer, because he does not bother to wait for an answer.
But the question still haunts us – and demands an answer. Not a difficult one if we take Jesus’ previous words into account.
Perhaps something to contemplate in Holy Week…