Immanuel Evangelical-Lutheran Church, Alexandria, Virginia Good Friday + April 14, 2017 + Luke 23:34-37 Who could have seen that it would turn out this way? “Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which will be to all people. For there is born to you this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord” (Luke 2:10f). Who could have seen that the one born on that day would be a Savior in this way? It seems, as blood streams from His hands, His feet, His crown, His side, that this Jesus is no savior. “Some savior!” they sneer. “He saved others; let Him save Himself if He is the Christ, the chosen of…