The spies sent to trick Jesus severely underestimated His insight and intuition. Jesus knew the motive behind their insincere flattery. He knew the significance of the question they posed. He also knew that others were listening, and He was aware of the politically charged nature of the question. His words ring with wisdom. Where do you need to seek and follow Jesus’ wisdom?
“Is it right for us to pay taxes to Caesar or not?” He saw through their duplicity and said to them, “Show me a denarius. Whose image and inscription are on it?” “Caesar’s,” they replied.