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Mocking of Jesus

The crowd wants Barabbas released instead of Jesus, and Pilate has Jesus flogged.
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During the feast it was customary to release one prisoner to the people, whomever they requested. – Slide 1
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A man named Barabbas was in prison with rebels who had committed murder during an insurrection. – Slide 2
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Then the crowd came up and began to ask Pilate to release a prisoner, as was his custom. – Slide 3
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So Pilate asked them, ‘Do you want me to release the King of the Jews for you?’ He knew the Chief Priest had handed Him over because of envy. – Slide 4
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As he was sitting on the judgment seat, his wife sent a message to him. ‘Have nothing to do with that innocent man. – Slide 5
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‘I have suffered greatly as a result of a dream about Him today.’ – Slide 6
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But the Chief Priests and the elders persuaded the crowds to ask for Barabbas and to have Jesus killed. – Slide 7
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The Governor asked them, ‘Which of the two do you want me to release for you?’ And they said, ‘Barabbas!’ – Slide 8
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Then Pilate took Jesus and had Him severely flogged. – Slide 9
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The soldiers braided a crown of thorns and put it on His head. – Slide 10
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And they clothed Him in a purple robe. They came up to Him again and again and said, ‘Hail King of the Jews!’ And they struck Him repeatedly in the face. – Slide 11
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A free downloadable video of this story is available in several resolutions and in many languages from www.gnpi.org/media/the-global-gospel. – Slide 12