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
Jesus silently listens to His accusers. His silence leads to His condemnation, but also to our forgiveness. When foes accuse you, curb your tongue. Loose
your tongue in prayer to the One who takes away your sin.
I pray: Thank You, dearest Jesus, for Your silence before Your accusers and Your sacrifice for