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Torture, mockery, crucifixion was all for us!

BibleGateway: Mark 15:16-20

ESV Text: Mark 15:16-20

KJV Text:

The section starts at about 1:33 and ends at about 2:12

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16 And the soldiers led him away into the hall, called Praetorium; and they call together the whole band. 17 And they clothed him with purple, and platted a crown of thorns, and put it about his head, 18 And began to salute him, Hail, King of the Jews! 19 And they smote him on the head with a reed, and did spit upon him, and bowing their knees worshipped him. 20 And when they had mocked him, they took off the purple from him, and put his own clothes on him, and led him out to crucify him.(KJV)

Hymn: TLH 140:
Jesus, I Will Ponder Now

— Organ Audio

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1. Jesus, I will ponder now 
On Thy holy Passion; 
With Thy Spirit me endow 
For such meditation. 
Grant that I in love and faith 
May the image cherish 
Of Thy suffering, pain, and death, 
That I may not perish. 

2. Make me see Thy great distress, 
Anguish, and affliction, 
Bonds and stripes and wretchedness 
And Thy crucifixion; 
Make me see how scourge and rod, 
Spear and nails, did wound Thee, 
How for man Thou diedst, O God, 
Who with thorns had crowned Thee. 

3. Yet, O Lord, not thus alone 
Make me see Thy Passion, 
But its cause to me make known 
And its termination. 
Ah! I also and my sin 
Wrought Thy deep affliction; 
This indeed the cause hath been 
Of Thy crucifixion. 

4. Grant that I Thy Passion view 
With repentant grieving 
Nor Thee crucify anew 
By unholy living. 
How could I refuse to shun 
Every sinful pleasure 
Since for me God’s only Son 
Suffered without measure? 

5. If my sins give me alarm 
And my conscience grieve me, 
Let Thy cross my fear disarm, 
Peace of conscience give me. 
Grant that I may trust in Thee 
And Thy holy Passion. 
If His Son so loveth me, 
God must have compassion. 

6. Grant that I may willingly 
Bear with Thee my crosses, 
Learning humbleness of Thee, 
Peace mid pain and losses. 
May I give Thee love for love! 
Hear me, O my Savior, 
That I may in heaven above 
Sing Thy praise forever.