Transformation Tips

Delbert W. Baker

is vice-chancellor of the Adventist University of Africa near Nairobi, Kenya.

Grace in a Dream

The verse has only 38 words in the King James Version of the Bible: “When [Pilate] was set down on the judgment seat, his wife sent unto him, saying, Have thou nothing to do with that just man: for I have suffered many things this day in a dream because of him” (Matt. 27:19).

Pilate is in a terrible dilemma: He doesn’t know what to do with Jesus. He is typical of people who want to do right but are tempted to do wrong.

It's early Friday morning. Christ has been illegally tried before the Jewish authorities. Ellen White describes the scene: "When the Savior was brought into the judgment hall," "[Pilate] had been called from his bedchamber. . . . …

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