YouTube video - Barabbas or Jesus: 'Pigeons'

Use this secular YouTube video to hold a creative discussion with the children about the Bible story of Jesus, Barabbas and Pontius Pilate

Three baby pigeons stir each other up to go looking for a tasty snack. After a lot of effort they don't succeed and end up disappointed with only a worm!

This idea is part of a complete Sunday School lesson on the Bible story of Jesus, Barabbas and Pontius Pilate ( Matthew 27: 1-2, 11-26 ).


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How does this film apply to today's Bible story?

In our Bible story today 'stirring up' plays an important role. The leaders stir up the people to choose for Barabbas and against Jesus. And the people do what is asked of them.

Important questions:

It’s important to always watch the film yourself beforehand and to ask yourself:
- do I want to show this to the children?
- does this film work in the context and age-range of the children I am working with?
If you choose to show this YouTube video, we suggest you use the following steps:

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