In Philippians Paul assures us that one day every knee will bow before Jesus. How strange it must have seemed to Jesus that at this time of the abuse and mockery the Roman soldiers were the first to bow before Him as King.
In our own situations remember that God is still in control. No matter how harsh or bitter our circumstances appear in the moment, God continues to keep us in the palm of His hand. Just six hours later, as these same brutal soldiers listened, Jesus prayed for their forgiveness. Just six hours later one of them turned and really saw Jesus for the first time and declared, “Truly this was the Son of God!! Matthew 27:54