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“I gave my back to those who struck me, and my cheeks to those who pulled out the beard.I did not hide my face from insult and spitting.”
“Matthew tells us they stripped him naked, leaving him exposed and vulnerable, a bloodied, weakened man surrounded by hundreds of Rome's finest, their swords, shields, and armor all testament to the Empire's strength and resolve. Their emperor was, after all, king of the world; they would show this prisoner what they thought of his claim.”
“Jesus' suffering, death, and resurrection constitute a divine drama meant to communicate God's Word to humanity, to make clear to us our need for redemption and forgiveness, to show us the full extent of God's love and lead us to repentance.”
“Simon (of Cyrene) was apparently so moved by the experience of suffering next to Jesus, of carrying his cross and then watching him be crucified, that he became the first believer transformed by the moral influence of the Atonement.“
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Begin 2020 by reading a new devotional called The One Year Adventure with The God of Your Story. It follows the scripture readings in Tyndale's The One Year Bible Creative Expression . It is written by Brian Hardin who founded the Daily Audio Bible podcast, in which he shares similar devotional commentary verbally.