Friday, April 22, 2011

Stripes

The next day the great crowd that had come for the Feast 
heard that Jesus was on his way to Jerusalem.  
They took palm branches and went out to meet him shouting:

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(John 12:12-13)


But (later that week) the chief priests and elders persuaded the crowd 
to ask for Barabbas and to have Jesus executed.
"What shall I do, then, with Jesus who is called the Christ?" Pilate asked.

They all answered,

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(Matthew 27:20, 22)

"But he was pierced for our transgressions,
he was crushed for our iniquities;
the punishment that brought us peace was upon him..."

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"We all like sheep have gone astray,
each of us has turned to his own way;
and the Lord has laid on him
the iniquity of us all."
(Isaiah 53:5-6)


3 comments:

Skeller said...

blessings to you and your family today as you all ponder our Savior's awe-inspiring actions ...

StitchinByTheLake said...

Beautiful Tracy - thank you! blessings, marlene

Life with Kaishon said...

We are so blessed to be His.