"Crowds are Fickle"
Crowds are fickle. They
always are. Lord I was reading in Your word about the crowd who
gathered around while Pilate had Jesus in custody. That same crowd of
people who just a couple of days before that gathered around You but to
ask for healing, and release from worldly burdens. The same crowd that
had pressed so close to You that You had to get into a boat before You
were pushed into the water. The same crowd who ran around the lake to
get to the other side and meet You when You arrived. Now, stirred by
men with hidden agendas they gathered once more but this time seeking
to see Jesus crucified. Help us Lord not to go along with the fickle
crowd. Teach us not to get caught up in the crowd. Teach us to be
ourselves for You. Help us to be independent from the ways of the
world, and very dependent upon You.
In Jesus' precious name,
"Then what shall
I do with Jesus, your messiah? Pilate asked.
And they shouted