Romans 8:32 says, “He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all—how will he not also, along with him, graciously give us all things?”
That passage is so poignant. God did not spare his own son but gave him up. God’s heart must have ached as the cracking voice of his son prayed, “Father, take this cup away.” God said good-bye to his son fully aware that when Jesus’ cry of despair would roar through the heavens, he would sit in silence.
He gave himself up for us all. Jesus, though in anguish, would feel no comfort from his father’s hands. Would you receive this reminder? God did not spare his son. He gave him up for you.
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