Jesus – the Saviour – takes the place of Barabbas – the sinner.

Jesus – the Saviour – takes the place of Barabbas – the sinner. Each one of us can see ourselves in Barabbas – the sinner for whom Jesus died. “He saved others, but He cannot save Himself” (Mark 15:31) – This is missing the point of Jesus’ death. It was by sacrificing Himself that He saved others. We look at Jesus Christ, crucified for us, and we say, “Hallelujah! What a Saviour!”

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