Hail, O Christ, Our King!
Dear sisters and brothers in Christ, We imagine a king in a throne room, surrounded by gold and jewels and fawning courtiers, living a life of luxury and taking advantage of his subjects. This is not the Kingship of Jesus Christ. Even the secular kings of Jesus’ time did not fit this image. The king was expected to sit at the city gates and preside over disputes between his people. He was expected to lead his people into battle, protect them from aggressors, and rule just