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Run!

“Scenes from the passion” Lent devotion for Thursday, March 11, 2021.

And they all left him and fled. (Mark 14:50)

Gunshots. Screaming. Crowds running for the exits.
Someone yells, “Fire!” Smoke begins filling the room. Everyone starts pushing their way towards the door.
A tornado siren pierces the night. A family quickly heads down the stairs into the basement.

When the disciples realize Jesus is not going to fight the crowd wielding swords and clubs and he’s not going to run away, they quickly flee the scene. Jesus said this moment would come. The scriptures painted a picture of this scene. Just like that, they were gone. In an instant, Jesus is no longer with his friends, but is in the hands of his enemies.

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