It is a stunning question. How will I answer?
It could be asked of me. I am in the crowd. I know who Jesus is. What I want Pilate to do with Jesus?
Will I say “Nail Him to a cross?”
What crime has He committed?
Will I yell, louder and louder, “Nail Him to a cross”?
But the chief priests stirred up the crowd so that he would release Barabbas to them instead. Pilate asked them again, “Then what do you want me to do with the one you call the King of the Jews?”
Again they shouted, “Crucify him!”
Pilate said to them, “Why? What evil has he done?”
But they shouted all the more, “Crucify him!”
Wanting to satisfy the crowd, Pilate released Barabbas to them; and after having Jesus flogged, he handed him over to be crucified.
It is odd that the governor has…
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