THE UTTERMOST SHAME OF HUMANITY IS THEIR TREATMENT OF JESUS...
“He was in the world, and the world was made by him, and the world knew him not. He came unto his own, and his own received him not.” (John 1:10-11)
REPROACHED by the scribes and elders — Mark 15:1
DESPISED by the people — Matthew 27:25
LAUGHED at by the crowd — Matthew 27:39-40
RAILED at by the thieves — Luke 23:39
FALSELY ACCUSED by the rulers — Mark 15:3
DERIDED by the rulers — Luke 23:35
QUESTIONED by the Sadducees — Matthew 23:23
GRUMBLED at by the Pharisees — Mark 2:16
HUNTED by Satan — Luke 4:2
HATED by the world — John 15:18
BETRAYED by Judas Iscariot — Luke 22:47
PLAYED WITH by Pilate — John 19:1-10
MOCKED by Herod — Luke 23:11
CRUCIFIED by the soldiers — John 19:23
“He was despised and rejected of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief… Surely he hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows, he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities.” Isaiah 53:3-5.
THE MOST STRIKING WORDS EVERY SPOKEN... “Then said Jesus, Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do.....” Luke 23:34. AND... “Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.” Matt. 11:28-30.