- What were the real sufferings of Christ?
In what way are physical, mental and spiritual sufferings indicated here?
- What, if any, truth is there in the taunt of verses 41-43?
a. Why did God not intervene?
b. What is the meaning behind Christ’s own sense of desertion in verse 46?
c. Can you hold this truth with that contained in 2 Cor. 5:19, ‘God was reconciling the world to himself in Christ’?
See also 2 Cor. 5:21.