Pilate Caves In
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Pilate Caves In

From Series: The Gospel According to Luke, Volume 11

Luke 23:13  (ID: 2356)

When Jesus was brought before Pilate, the Roman ruler faced intense pressure to do what he knew was wrong—and he gave in. Alistair Begg calls our attention to Pilate’s failure to remain stalwart and just. More importantly, though, he points to the Gospel message within this story: the innocent Christ was crucified, while the guilty Barabbas was set free. Like the notorious prisoner, we too have been made innocent because Jesus took on our guilt and died for us.


13Pilate then called together the chief priests and the rulers and the people,

Copyright © 2019, Alistair Begg. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Scripture taken from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. Copyright ©2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved. Text provided by the Crossway Bibles Web Service.

Alistair Begg
Alistair Begg is Senior Pastor at Parkside Church in Cleveland, Ohio, and the Bible teacher on Truth For Life, which is heard on the radio and online around the world.