He willingly gave Himself as a sacrifice for me and to my shame, how frequently I forget He gave His life for me.
Once more he asked them, “Who are you looking for?”
And again they replied, “Jesus the Nazarene.”
“I told you that I am he,” Jesus said. “And since I am the one you want, let these others go.” He did this to fulfill his own statement: “I did not lose a single one of those you have given me.” (John 18:7-9)
Relate: There was a movie that came out about a decade ago called Hart’s War. It follows the experience of an idealistic young Lieutenant who was captured during WWII and sent to a German POW camp. The movie follows two plots, one is the trial of a black officer accused of murder. The second is the escape attempt of many other POWs using the trial as a screen for their activities. Both plots are devices to weave in an excellent look at…
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