|Giovanni Battista Tiepolo [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons|
The Very Rev Daniel Richards talks of the change of thought of the crucifixion of Jesus by his disciples and explains the logic of the cross.
The Solemn Collects of Good Friday - Book of Common Prayer
Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9
Almighty God, we pray you graciously to behold this your family, for whom our Lord Jesus Christ was willing to be betrayed, and given into the hands of sinners, and to suffer death upon the cross; who now lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.