~ An Hour
It was the Governor’s custom, at the Feast of
to release a prisoner chosen by the crowd.
The crowd demanded Barabbas be released unto
Barabbas was …
“The People’s Choice”
Barabbas was well known for the evil that he
Jesus was well known for the good that He did.
(Luke 7:16-17, Mark 7:37, Luke 19:48, John
Barabbas was guilty of sedition.
Jesus was falsely accused of sedition.
Barabbas was guilty and set free.
Jesus was innocent and bound.
Barabbas was acquitted.
Jesus was condemned to death.
Barabbas' name means “son of the father.”
Jesus was the Son of the Father.
(Matthew 3:17 KJV)
Barabbas was a thief, a murderer, an
(John 18:40 NASB, Luke 23:19)
Satan came to steal, kill, and destroy.
Jesus came to redeem, give life, and
to restore us to fellowship with the Father.
(Romans 3:24, I Peter 1:18,19, John 10:10b, I
John 4:9, II Corinthians 5:18, Colossians 1:20)
Pilate was a crowd pleaser.
Every time we compromise our principles and give
in to peer pressure,
we crucify the Lord Jesus Christ anew.
We need to ask ourselves the same question
Pilate asked the people that day.
"What should I do with Jesus, who is called the
And they all shouted, "Crucify him!"
What will your answer be?
"The Spirit and the bride say, "Come!"
And let him who hears say, "Come!"
Whoever is thirsty, let him come; and whoever
let him take the free gift of the water of
"Christ At Dawn"
is provided courtesy of
"You Are My Light"
Words and Music:
Rhesa Siregar & Paul Gentry
Used with Permission