Friday, March 28.
“The Lord God has given me the tongue of those who are taught, that I may know to sustain with a word him who is weary. Isaiah 50:4
The verses in Isaiah 50 brings to the fold the contrast between the obedient servant of the Lord and those who persecute him. The bad thing is that it is the obedient servant who is to suffer for the disobedient people. The obedient servant will be spat on, struck and mock. In Marl 15:19-20, we recognized that this obedient servant is our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. He suffered not for his sins but because of our sins. He knew no sin. His life was marked by perfect obedience.
Jesus knew that his suffering would not be in vain. Jesus remained sinless. It is written that for “the joy set before him, he endured the cross.” It that joy that motivated him. It was the fact that his suffering would bring redemption to his people.
Memory verse: Hebrew 12:2
“It is a sin not to do what one is capable of doing. Jose Marti/futurequote.com