Reflections on the Sufferings of Christ, 3

By: Carole L. Haines  However, it was our sicknesses that He Himself bore, and our pains that He carried; Yet we ourselves assumed that He had been afflicted, struck down by God, and humiliated. 1) But He was pierced for our offenses, 2) He was crushed for our wrongdoings; 3) The punishment for our well-being was laid upon Him, 4) And by His wounds we are healed. (Isaiah 53:4-5)  We have observed the Sufferings of Christ as Rejected and despised, misunderstood and misrepresented.Continue reading “Reflections on the Sufferings of Christ, 3”

A Bruised Reed

by: Carole L, Haines “Here is my servant, whom I uphold, my chosen one in whom I delight; I will put my Spirit on him, and he will bring justice to the nations. 2 He will not shout or cry out or raise his voice in the streets. 3 A bruised reed he will not break, and a smoldering wick he will notContinue reading “A Bruised Reed”

The sufferings of Jesus, Pt 2

By: Carole L. Haines  He knows, Jesus knows what each one of us has suffered. He has experienced it in some form himself. The Bible tells us:   17 For this reason he had to be made like them, fully human in every way, in order that he might become a merciful and faithful high priest in service toContinue reading “The sufferings of Jesus, Pt 2”