This afternoon we had our sixth Reflective Service of the week. With 6 planks we constructed a torture table, to help us reflect on the cruel death Jesus suffered.
On a personal level, I found this service quite tough, mainly because I was knackered. We'd also had a service at half nine and a 'Walk of Witness' at half ten, then we had this service in the afternoon. As I tried to reflect on the ordeal Jesus went through, I was struck by the stamina it would have taken to hold out for so long. I was exhausted after a week of services. What would it have been like to have gone through the week Jesus had, with Palm Sunday,the fun and games in the temple, an emotional meal with your mates, a betrayal, being whipped nearly to death?