Part One: My Private Nation
In the days and weeks preceding the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus, the high priest, Caiaphas, found his way into the story. He had an opportunity to stand in the presence of the Savior of the world, but refused to abandon his quest for control and surrender to his Creator. It’s easy to dismiss Caiaphas as a fool. But we’re also prone to resisting God and putting something else in his place.