Leaders lust for it. People are impressed by it. And others are dominated by it.
Military might. Political position. Economic Status. Physical strength. All are symbols of power.
The power in Jesus’ day resided in Rome. Everyone knew it. Their empirical rule reached across the known world. The power was evident in their army. Their outposts of culture. Their massive building programs. Their roads. And, of course, their ruler. Pontifex Maximus. Continue reading