Jesus’ Passion

A Driving Passion – John 7

A Driving Passion – John 7

I know how often I have failed to make sure the lesson was his and not mine and how often it was my glory, and not his, which I have sought. I know how often my delight has not been to do his will. Perhaps I can excuse this by saying that, after all, he is Jesus and I certainly am not; but I don’’t think so. Jesus is the man I was meant to be, but by God’s grace, can be. I was meant to be that man who says, ““I delight to do your will, O my God; your law is within my heart”.” And so were you.

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Behold the Man – Luke 23

Behold the Man – Luke 23

The tragic irony is that they scoffed at what they assumed was his powerlessness when, in fact, all the power of the universe was aligned with him: he could have called ten thousand angels. As Satan himself quoted from Scripture on the Mount of Temptation,

“He will give his angels charge of you, to guard you and on their hands they will bear you up, lest you strike your foot against a stone’.

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The God Forsaken – Mark 15

The God Forsaken – Mark 15

“My God, My God, Why have you forsaken me?” –Here we have proof that whatever isolation we feel from God in the midst of our own experiences of darkness, Jesus too knows, because He has experienced it himself.

But his experience is not the same as ours, at least not in the way we tend to think….

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