This is Holy Week. We narrow our focus to the suffering of Jesus. For each day of this week, I'll provide reflections from "old dead guys" - church fathers. Meditate on their perspective of Jesus. Today, Marin Luther, 16th century reformer.
"On his soul lay the sins of the whole world. All the anguish and fear of all other human beings are, by comparison, much, much too slight, because the sins of the whole world are resting on Him alone. And He is to pay for them with His death, whereas everyone of us has only his or her own sin to deal with.
Yes, human suffering is slight when compared with that of this Man: all the world's sins - committed from the time of the first human being, Adam, until Judgment Day - burden the back of this one Man."