BARABBAS Questions and Reflection
Barabbas could be given freedom, but deserves the chains and crucifixion that he is destined for.
How are we like Barabbas?
What is one thing you would like to be set free from at this moment?
Jesus has healed, restored, and set free. Why is he facing punishment?
Reflection – Ask Jesus to help set you free from whatever it is that is weighing you down.
People vs the Father
Who does Barabbas think set him free?
Who actually sets Barabbas free?
How have you seen the Father work through circumstances in your life to set you free?
Reflection – Take a moment to thank the Father for those that encourage you and love on you in your walk toward freedom in Christ.
“Jesus knew that the Father would have to treat Jesus like Barabbas, so He could treat Barabbas like Jesus.”
What does this powerful statement mean to you personally?
Reflection – Imagine Jesus on the cross, giving His life for you. Thank Him for taking your place and giving you freedom.
Romans 5:8 says, “but God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.”
Think about that one thing you would like to be set free from again. What shame does Jesus need to take? What sin do you need to hand to Him? What are you holding on to that on Jesus needs to set you free from, by His power alone?
Reflection – Take a moment and pray to the Father and say Jesus is enough for _____________.
Maybe there are a few things that you need to fill in that blank for. It’s okay, Jesus is enough.
When you are done, take a moment to quiet your Spirit and listen to the voice of the Father.