4 Thoughts for Sorrow
Appearances can so easily deceive. It appeared as if God was striking at Jesus, but in reality Jesus struck our hearts.
With nail-torn hands He grasped our sorrows, and carried ALL that was unwell in us.
We can know:
- It is in the grip of our sorrow that the Man of Sorrows becomes as real to us as the sorrow itself.
- It is the Man of Sorrows who offers repair where there is despair.
- It is the Man of Sorrows who takes a seemingly infinite pain and makes it finite.
- It is the Man of Sorrows who charges our brokenness with His electrifying release of love.
The Man of Sorrows did not take our burdens simply as a divine act of nobility, He carried these sorrows so we don't have to.
'Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls'.(Matthew 11:28-29)
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