John 19:1 Then Pilate took Jesus and had him whipped.
John 19:2 The soldiers also twisted together a crown of thorns, put it on his head, and clothed him in a purple robe.
John 19:3 And they kept coming up to him and saying, “Hail, King of the Jews!” and were slapping his face.
John 19:4 Pilate exited to outside again and said to them, “Look, I’m bringing him out to you to let you discover that I find no grounds for charging him.”
John 19:5 Then Jesus exited wearing the crown of thorns and the purple robe. Pilate said to them, “Notice the man!”
error of comedies
Disrespecting an authority by making fun of him or her seems to be the going thing. Perhaps in a future generation people will look back on this time in shame. I hope so. I shutter to think that the soldiers mocking and beating Jesus would accurately represent humanity. Where are our manners?
Lord, regardless of our political views, help us to be respectful of those who lead.