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Notes from the Journey with the Disciples – 319

  1. “Give us Barabbas!” (John 18:40)

He’s the usual choice. When opting between Jesus and the guy we think can get us what we want, we take the Barabbas guy. When choosing between what is we know is right or what we think is easy, easy usually wins. Barabbas is the aggressive path. He’s the take action guy. He’s the one that best represents what we want, and looks like our best path of getting it. Jesus is surely the better choice, most would even say the proper one. But Jesus doesn’t want what I want, He wants me to want for others. He doesn’t take what He wants, but gives ‘til it hurts. In the long run, most of us know that Jesus is the better choice, but in the moment and for right now, well…

 

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