A shroud of purple, soiled color royalty mocked, in the prison, in the dungeon a king with a reed for a scepter, thorns for a crown stripped and flogged, scourged for our sins after a farce of a trial, accusation, harsh judgment of the mob before the ignominy of the skull, of the cross ridicule by the Romans, by the soldiers denying him honor, even dignity under a shadow of mockery.
April 10, 2009 Holy Thursday service and service of Tenebrae Reverend Huntley Halvorson Pastor Ruth L. Foss Suncook United Methodist Church Suncook, NH April 9, 2009 Tenebrae – The Service of Shadows 1. THE SHADOW OF BETRAYAL Matthew 26:20-25 2. THE SHADOW OF INNER AGONY Luke 22:40-44 3. THE SHADOW OF LONELINESS Matthew 26:40-45 4. THE SHADOW OF DESERTION Matthew 26:47-50,55,56 5. THE SHADOW OF ACCUSATION Matthew 26:59-67 6. THE SHADOW OF MOCKERY Mark 15:12-20 7. THE SHADOW OF DEATH Luke 23:33-46 Hymn: Were You There… FINAL READING John 1:1-4