Overcoming The World – Week 3

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As we come to John 18, Jesus is arrested and finds himself at the feet of Pilate, the Roman Governor over Israel. Everyone knows Jesus is innocent, but Pilate makes a deal with the people to either let Jesus go or let a man named Barabbas go.  Of course, we know the story, so we know how it ends, but do you know what Barabbas means? It is a fascinating name that finds itself in the most fascinating story in all of history. And incidentally, his name shows us something about ourselves!