We live in a world that holds and treats Jesus with contempt. Jesus suffered greatly for us. That was why He came.
Jesus came to suffer and pay the penalty for my missing God’s goal so that I don’t have to. He did it with joy, knowing what waited for him on the other side of the grave.
And Jesus said to them, “Elijah does first come and restore all things. And yet how is it written of the Son of Man that He will suffer many things and be treated with contempt?” | ~Jesus | Mark 9:12
Jesus warns me about contempt as well. Contempt is very dangerous. It is the attitude of I’m righteous (and right about doctrine) and you are not. I can’t trust in myself. I am not righteous without Jesus. I can’t look down on others because we all miss God’s goal (aka…
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