The love of Jesus

What hurts me the most is that he was a gentle man who preached love and tolerance, who taught us to forgive and love one another, to love our enemies and turn the other cheek when others hurt us and what did they do? They spat on him, they flogged him, mocked him; calling him King of the Jews. And when given a choice between letting this man of love go or two murderers, they chose the murderers. They then made him carry his own cross while continuing to mock him. He was nailed to the cross while those around him shouted ” If you are.the son of God, save yourself and come down from that cross”” all in a mocking tone. But he remained there until finally in a loud voice cried ” Lord why have you forsaken me?”. He could have easily avoided this fate, this pain and humiliation but it had to be done because he died for us, for our sins, so we could have enteral life. Even though he loved us and it needed to be done, the story hurts me so, the lack of humanity of this world. How we hurt the most gentle and loving persons and worship those that hurt others, are spiteful and do nothing to make this world a better place. Jesus is my savior and my friend and forever I will love him. Amen 🙏🙏🙏

8 thoughts on “The love of Jesus

  1. I just finished reading about what he suffered… though it is heartbreaking to read about it, it’s heartwarming to remember that he did it of out of love for us. He knew ahead of time what was going to happen, and still sacrificed himself. He really is someone we imitate; his kindness, his love, his forgiveness. 💛

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  2. I recently started following Jesus. I used to be an Atheist and then things just came to light for me. I read about the teachings of Jesus and what happened to him; how righteous he was and the prosecution he faced. He saves us and for that I am grateful. Great post! 🙂

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