Matthew 27:11–14 (ESV)
Jesus Before Pilate
Jesus stood before the governor, and the governor asked him, “Are you the King of the Jews?” Jesus said, “You have said so.” 12 But when he was accused by the chief priests and elders, he gave no answer.
13 Then Pilate said to him, “Do you not hear how many things they testify against you?” 14 But he gave him no answer, not even to a single charge, so that the governor was greatly
Why would Jesus remain silent? Because he intends to be crucified… it is his plan of salvation. No need to do anything
that might delay or stop the plan of the cross.
I pray: Thank
You, dearest Jesus, for Your silence before Your accusers and Your sacrifice for us. Amen.