April 12 – Holy Week Wednesday Mark 15: 16 – 20 Christ the King


This evening at 7.30pm in the church – short meditation for Wednesday of Holy Week. The church is also open today between 10.30am and 12.30pm, and again between 6pm and 7.30pm for prayer stations for Holy Week.

The Roman soldiers thought they were just playing a game. To them Jesus was just another failed rebel, so they toyed with him by giving his a “coronation”. The crown, the cloak, the hails and acclamation; they were all just a cruel joke to them

But little did they know that this coronation was more than a joke. Because the prisoner they had in front of them, truly was a King and this was his coronation. Jesus’s kingship would not be life of palaces and luxury, but a reign of submission, suffering and sacrifice. On the cross Jesus redefined what it means to be a King.

Take a moment to think, what does it mean to follow a King who expresses his power through humility and sacrifice? How does that affect how we think about power today? Today’s Thought for the Day for Lent is from