- 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?
Why did God not intervene?
What is the meaning behind Christ’s own sense of desertion in verse 46?
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.