A matter of perspective: the crowd thought they saw a king coming in triumph, when what they saw a a king coming in sacrifice; and yet in the sacrifice was the triumph they needed. Which is helpful to remember as we prepare for Easter – Jesus is the Saviour we need, not the one our …

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These words were written with the season of Lent in mind, but they could easily be true of Good Friday as parts of Protestantism observe it. Each year we spend forty days pretending Jesus is going to die; we go hungry and grow—despite ourselves—angry; we prepare for what is going to take place. But it …

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