Originally Posted by X_Paint
I'll take issue here - I don't know where you get this idea, but the people who were calling for Jesus's death - those who chose Barabus were the very same people in these verses:
Jesus was exceptionally well known in the Synagog in Jerusalem, He ministered there often and was well known.
As for this traitor who willingly went to a known enemy and said on video
To liken his sorry butt to Jesus is about as far a stretch as possible. I never heard of Jesus going to the Romans and speaking on their behalf that no one should shead tears when they killed Jews.
Doesn't wash in my book.
correct me if I m wrong Pastor, but wasn't Jesus Killed by the Jews? not the Romans?
Pilate asked the people and the people wanted him put to death is what I remebered from sunday school.