KEY SCRIPTURE: John 18:39 KJV, but ye have a custom, that I should release unto you one at the Passover: will ye therefore that I release unto you the King of the Jews?
In John 18:40, the scriptures read,” Then cried they all again, saying, Not this man, but Barabbas. Now Barabbas was a robber”. The Bible said they all in one accord chose Barabbas. The Bible added that Barabbas was a robber. This means he violently takes from people. The Lord Jesus said in John 10:10 that, “The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly” He brought us life by dying on the cross, yet men choose the robber. The robber comes to steal, kill and destroy. Who have you chosen? The Savior or the robber?
Anyone who has not believed in Jesus has chosen the robber. Men have accepted all kinds of things to be lord over them. All these has bred unrest in the souls of people.
I have encountered certain individuals who say they would not go all out for Jesus. They will just be nominal Christians
This is a deception. Such people are controlled by all kinds of non-scriptural lifestyle. Most of them are ruled by their flesh. They get drunk, are easily angered and what have you? Such people have all kinds of doubts about the Bible and question a lot of actions of faith Please dear reader, if the above description fits your condition then I wish to tell you that you have rejected the Savior and chosen the robber. Do not be deceived, you have either chosen Jesus, or the robber. Nobody chooses the robber and lives a peaceful joyful life. This robber is a cunning master who deceives to enslave. (He is a spirit called Satan)
JESUS comes to set you free. He comes into your life to give His life to you. That is the reason He died for your sins. Reject everything or anything that put Jesus out of total control of your life. Note: The Lord Jesus is in absolute charge of your life or He is not at all. You cannot be partly for Him and partly for another thing. Unfortunately, many are treading on that path. End that life of defeat and let Jesus reign through you today. Jesus keeps healing and blessing lives. He would do same for you. You must decide to let Him become your Lord and Savior today.. This is what the Bible says you must do to be saved. Roman 10:9 KJV” That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved”. Your open confession that Jesus is Lord and to believe in your heart that He died and was raised to life after the third day, establishes your salvation. You may pray the following prayer right now.
Dear heavenly father I surrender my life to the lord Jesus who died for me and rose again to life after three days, I confess that Jesus is Lord of my life. I will lead the rest of my life o serve Him. Amen.
Act 4:12 KJV ” Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved”.
Matthew 6:24 KJV” No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon”.