Christ carries the cross, El Greco, ca. 1580s.
“He was . . . a man of sorrows and acquainted with grief" (Isaiah 53:3).
Did you know that the Bible never tells us that Jesus smiled or laughed? I’m sure that he did, but the gospels never mention it. Isaiah 53:3 calls him “a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief.” When he was born, Herod tried to kill him. When he began his ministry, the people in his hometown took offense … Read More