Barabbas and Jesus – A Prayer of Confession of Sin

Luke 23:18 - But they all cried out together, “Away with this man, and release to us Barabbas (whose name means 'son of the father').” 23:22 - A third time he [Pilate] said to them, “Why? What evil has he done? I have found in him no guilt deserving death. God, our heavenly Father, we … Continue reading Barabbas and Jesus – A Prayer of Confession of Sin

Pontius Pilate, Ecce Homo and God’s Missionary Enterprise

What an unforgettable encounter Pontius Pilate had with Jesus. Do you remember Pilate's poignant words “Behold the Man” (in Latin, they are translated Ecce Homo). Those words still ring out today. This villainous moment in redemptive history has inspired numerous painters to graphically portray this scene from John 19:5. Furthermore, God has used Pilate's words … Continue reading Pontius Pilate, Ecce Homo and God’s Missionary Enterprise