Mat 27:16 And they had then a notorious prisoner, called Barabbas.
Mat 27:17 So when they had gathered, Pilate said to them, “Whom do you want me to release for you, Barabbas or Jesus who is called Christ?”
Mat 27:18 For he knew that it was out of envy that they had delivered him up.
Mat 27:19 Besides, while he was sitting on the judgment seat, his wife sent word to him, “Have nothing to do with that righteous man, for I have suffered much over him today in a dream.”
Mat 27:20 Now the chief priests and the elders persuaded the people to ask for Barabbas and destroy Jesus.
Mat 27:21 The governor again said to them, “Which of the two do you want me to release for you?” And they said, “Barabbas.”
Mat 27:22 Pilate said to them, “Then what shall I do with Jesus who is called Christ?” They all said, “Let him be crucified.”
Mat 27:23 And he said, “Why, what evil has he done?” But they shouted all the more, “Let him be crucified.”
Mat 27:24 So when Pilate saw that he was gaining nothing, but rather that a riot was beginning, he took water and washed his hands before the crowd, saying, “I am innocent of this man’s blood; see to it yourselves.”
Mat 27:25 And all the people answered, “His blood be on us and on our children!”
Mat 27:26 Then he released for them Barabbas, and having scourged Jesus, delivered him to be crucified.
What are the commands of Jesus Christ which we need to obey? In disciple-making, Jesus commanded the following in Matthew 28:20: “teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you…” What are the commands that we are to follow and teach others as identified by Jesus’ use of the imperative mood in the Greek?
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