caesarTry as they might, they couldn’t trap him into saying anything incriminating. His answer caught them off guard and left them speechless.
Luke 20:26

Even in the final week of His life on earth, when He knew that every day brought him closer to a torturous execution, He knew every word He spoke must be intentional and exactly what needed to be said. Jesus amazes the people (and us) with His wisdom.

From Seeing and Savoring Jesus Christ by John Piper:

Up to a point Jesus was willing to dialogue with the wise men of His day. But when the hour came, and He was ready, He spoke the decisive sentence that ended the conversation. … His knowledge and wisdom made Him master of every situation.

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