Bible: Matt 27:20-25

27:20 But the chief priests and the elders persuaded the crowds to ask for Barabbas and to have Jesus killed. 27:21 The 1  governor asked them, “Which of the two do you want me to release for you?” And they said, “Barabbas! 27:22 Pilate said to them, “Then what should I do with Jesus who is called the Christ?” 2  They all said, “Crucify him! 3  27:23 He asked, “Why? What wrong has he done?” But they shouted more insistently, “Crucify him!

Jesus is Condemned and Mocked

27:24 When 4  Pilate saw that he could do nothing, but that instead a riot was starting, he took some water, washed his hands before the crowd and said, “I am innocent of this man’s blood. You take care of it yourselves! 5  27:25 In 6  reply all the people said, “Let his blood be on us and on our children!

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