Then Pilate, afraid of a riot and anxious to please the people, released Barabbas to them. He ordered Jesus to be flogged… and handed him over to be crucified.
Confident in a higher Power than Pilate’s, Jesus stands firm in his Father’s Will, despite the disengagement of Pilate, the mockery of the guard, and the injustice of his fate.
‘God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference.
– Prayer of Alcoholics Anonymous