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BILLY SUNDAY'S FIFTH REVIVAL SERMON'
I am an old-fafehioned preacher
of the old-time religion that has
warmed this cold world's heart
for 2,000 years. Billy Sunday.
BY THE REV. BILLY SUNDAY
(Copyright, 1915, by the Newspaper
Text: Matt. 27:26 Then re
leased he Barabbas unto them;
and when he had scourged Jesus,
he delivered him to be crucified.
In the castle of Antonio, at Jeru
salem, is Barabbas, bound with
heavy fetters, for he is a dangerous
man, and it would mean death to
more than one Roman soldier if he
should make his escape.
He was the captain, of a,n insurgent
robbed band and had caused the ST9
eminent much trouble, for he had
long resisted and defied its authority.
He was tried and found graHy of
both murder and treason, and sen-
tence of death had been pronounced'
upon him. In the dark solitude of
his dungeon Barabbas has been com-'
pelled to think and think the
weary hours away. There is nothing'
to break the crazing monotony of
those closing days except when once'
in 24 hours his brutal jailer brings his
allowance of bread and water. In
those silent hours memory unrolls
the scroll 'of 'life. Time after time'
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