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There is pervading darkness that settles in on Good Friday. When viewed from a place of “pre-resurrection” it appears all hope is lost. Even the followers of Jesus recoil from Jesus and the pain of loss. They flee for safety. (Matthew 26:47-56) Peter denies three times knowing Jesus after swearing he would never leave him. (Matthew 26:31-35; 69-75)

It is necessary to sit in the depth of sorrow, confusion, and loss on Good Friday.

In a scandalous way, the Jesus story unfolds, once again we are left confused right alongside Jesus’ disciples. There is a deep question of “Why?”

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