Pilate saith unto him, What is truth?
Was Pilate truly seeking an answer to his question?
Pilate was an opportunist. He tried to play both sides. He tried to pacify one segment of the Jews by writing the title JESUS OF NAZARETH THE KING OF THE JEWS. Yet, he feared the crowd who would accuse him of treason if he did claim that Jesus, and not Caesar, was their king.
There are many situations in life where the solution is clear, black and white, a yes or a no. But what happens when we are confronted with a situation where there is no clear answer or a situation that conflicts with our sensibilities? We may straddle the difficult issues of life by compromising our positions or even sacrificing our values and morals. We may convince ourselves that such a compromise is necessary, even essential. It may be illegal but it would never be noticed and if it was, no harm done since everyone else is doing it. No one would demand an explanation for our actions. But there is only person to whom we need to answer for our decisions.
What is truth? The answer was staring at Pilate. Jesus Christ is the only truth and the only person to whom we need to answer for our decisions. All our decisions must be held up to the light and scrutiny of His teachings and what is written in the Bible. And the most important decision that will ever confront us is whether we will accept Him as our Lord and Savior.
What is truth? Are you truly seeking an answer to this question? Turn to Jesus Christ for the answer.