Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Set Free While He Was Sentenced

Barabbas and Jesus
standing before Caesar
Pilate only the proxy
representing Roman power
the crowd, the mob shouting
“give us Barabbas”,
a common criminal set free
while the king was sentenced
Death to the Messiah
God, Emmanuel

March 17, 2010
Season of Lent

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