That righteous man

  Jesus Christ our Savior lived a righteous life. His example of forgiveness during suffering has inspired numerous Christians who are persecuted even today. He inspires us to live under the power of the Spirit- full of God’s grace.  Lord, we are amazed at your supernatural love that reaches to the deepest needs of our society. As you reach out and touch us, Lord, heal our sin sickness. Forgive us, O Lord, so that we may truly forgive others. – Teresa

Matthew 27: 15-23 (ESV)
15 Now at the feast the governor was accustomed to release for the crowd any one prisoner whom they wanted. 16 And they had then a notorious prisoner called Barabbas. 17 So when they had gathered, Pilate said to them, “Whom do you want me to release for you: Barabbas, or Jesus who is called Christ?” 18 For he knew that it was out of envy that they had delivered him up. 19 Besides, while he was sitting on the judgment seat, his wife sent word to him, “Have nothing to do with that righteous man, for I have suffered much because of him today in a dream.” 20 Now the chief priests and the elders persuaded the crowd to ask for Barabbas and destroy Jesus. 21 The governor again said to them, “Which of the two do you want me to release for you?” And they said, “Barabbas.” 22 Pilate said to them, “Then what shall I do with Jesus who is called Christ?” They all said, “Let him be crucified!” 23 And he said, “Why, what evil has he done?” But they shouted all the more, “Let him be crucified!”

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