Station I

Station I:   Jesus is condemned to death

We adore you, O Christ, and we bless you:
Because by your holy cross you have redeemed the world.

Reading:

As soon as it was morning, the chief priests, with the elder and scribes, and the whole council, held a consultation; and they bound Jesus and led him away and delivered him to Pilate. And they all condemned him and said, “He deserved to die.” When Pilate heard these words, he brought Jesus out and sat down on the judgment seat at a place called the Pavement (in Hebrew, Gabbatha). Then he handed Jesus over to them to be crucified.

God did not spare his own Son:
But delivered him up for us all.

Reflection: Where am I in the betrayal of Jesus?

Take a few minutes to listen to, and reflect on, this meditation from Pray as you Go on Jesus’ betrayal and arrest. Where do you find yourself in this story?

Closing Prayer:

Lord Jesus, though you were condemned to suffer and die, all judgment has been placed in your hand. Grant that we may be saved from all false judgments against our neighbor, and at the last may stand before you, forgiven by your great mercy, for the sake of your love. Amen.

Direct Link to Station II

One thought on “Station I

  1. Pingback: Stations of the Cross: Opening | Sacred Space

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s