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Christ the King

What do we mean when we as church proclaim Jesus as Christ the King? (Luke 23:33-43; Jeremiah 23:1-6; Song of Zechariah; and Colossians 1:11-20. Christ the King.) It is one of those occasions when we might be tempted to start by saying what we think it does not mean and then work our way toward defining kingship in such a way that we can celebrate the festival and claim the title for our Lord. And given history and current affairs we should be hesitant to claim anything that looks like worldly power for our Lord.