… and the truth shall set you free.
That statement of Jesus has been used in ways that don’t represent the original intent. Listen to today’s reading, where Jesus talks about who he is, how how know that truth shall in fact set you free.
Place yourself in the shoes of the political leaders. Who do you think Jesus is?
Next, think like a Pharisee or one of the other religious leaders of the time. What would your feelings be toward Jesus?
Finally, put yourself in the shoes of Jesus’ disciples. How are you feeling about the stir your Master is causing in Jerusalem?