Die with Jesus.

Friday of the Eleventh Week in Kingdomtide
Matthew 27:32-66

Nick reads the one-minute introduction.

Ask Simon of Cyrene to let you carry the cross with Jesus for a while. Allow your senses to come alive in the scene, letting the Lord use your imagination to take you beyond the imaginable—God’s Son dying for you. Live the darkness of the sixth to the ninth hour (Noon to three PM). Hear Jesus’ cries against the harsh background of blasphemy. Die with Jesus as he dies for you. The presence of God becomes accessible as the curtain between the Holy Place and the Holy of Holies is torn in two. Dead saints break loose from the grave. At the very moment of death, signs of Jesus coming to life are present!

May your contemplation of the death of Jesus have you ready to die with him. Let go of all that needs to die in you, so that you can rise with Jesus.

Fridays are dedicated to the Gospels—this year, St. Matthew.

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