The Best Laid Plans of Priests and Politicians

My teaching on Mark 15:1-15, filling in for Pastor Ryan at Hope Westside.

I started the teaching by making everyone listen to this which is not on the podcast.  I include here if you’d like to listen to it.  I explained that Robert Burns wrote this when, while plowing his field, he accidentally evacuated a mouse from its nest.  The famous line near the end, “the best laid plans of mice and men oft gang agley (often go awry)” is the connection to the sermon.

1 Comment

  1. “He (Jesus) steals money from fish.” What a fantastic way to summarize how silly the false witnesses sound. I’m going to remember and use that line for a long time.

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