Text Matthew 27:15-26

Hands of Vindication

Wednesday March 24, 2021 Text: Matthew 27:15-26 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Matthew 27:15-26

In an attempt to absolve himself of the guilt of what he knows full well to be the murder of an innocent man Pilate washes his hands before the crowd of people and claims, “I am innocent.” As far as grand symbolic gestures go this one is terrible. As if washing your hands with water

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Who Gains from the Cross? Barabas

Wednesday March 8, 2017 Text: Matthew 27:15-23 Speaker: Festival: Tags: / / /

 What can we say? The murder, the rebellious, the sinner gets to go free. The righteous Son of God is condemned. Here we have the perfect parable, an earthly story with a heavenly meaning. Does Barabbas really get off scot free just because Christ is condemned in his place? Yes absolutely. He is released without

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