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The Agony and the Glory (Part 1)

Apr 9, 2017


by: Robert Pruitt | Scripture: Psalm 22:1–22:21

​I. Jesus suffered physical and spiritual pain for sinners. (Ps. 22:1-21)
​​​​    A. Jesus suffered the physical agonies of the cross for us. (22:14-18)
         ​​​​​1. Bleeding. (14)
​​​​​         2. Dislocations. (14)
         ​​​​​3. Congestive heart failure. (14; John 19:34)
         ​​​​​4. Weakness. (15)
​​​​​         5. Thirst. (15; John 19:28)
​​​​​         6. Piercing. (16; John 19:34)
         ​​​​​7. Scourging and the resultant exposure of the bones. (17; Mark 15:15)
​​​​​         8. Nakedness. (18; Mark 15:24)
​​​​    B. Jesus suffered the spiritual agonies of God’s judgment on sin. (22:1-13)
​​​​​         1. All His earthly friends forsook Jesus. (11; Mark 14:50)
         ​​​​​2. Mockery and scorn characterized those present at Jesus’ death. (7,  12-13; Mark 15:27-32)
         ​​​​​3. Sinners were forgiven and spared, but the holy one was not spared. (4-6; Mark 15:39)
         ​​​​​4. God forsook Jesus while He suffered for the sin of man. (1-13; esp. 1-2; Mark 15:33-34)