Matthew’s Passion: Where did the crowd come from?

A crowd had gathered, a substantial crowd, a crowd that was large enough to cause a riot that the Roman garrison stationed in Jerusalem would not have been able to easily contain. This crowd was looking increasingly nasty. They had already chosen the release of a notorious criminal and condemned an innocent man in his place. But what perplexes me is where this crowd came from.


How to live simply. If you Google it you find that it means having less stuff. Or a smaller car. Generally downsizing seems to be the way forward. Except I can't understand how having a smaller car helps. You still have all the worries about a car. Not only that but the whole downsizing equals …

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