Day: April 2, 2013

He Knows Our Pain

J.R. Miller Imageby J.R. Miller

“Surely he has borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows.” Isaiah 53:4

Whatever the cause of grief may be, there is rich comfort in the remembrance of the sorrows of Christ. It assures us that Christ understands our pain. In the garden he went a stone’s cast farther than any of his disciples went. The picture is a parable to us. It is always so. Wherever you bow in the deep shadows of grief, you have but to lift up your eyes, and you will see Jesus in still deeper shadows—a stone’s cast beyond you. His sorrow was sorer than yours. (more…)