The Jewish authorities: “They spit in His face and struck Him. And some slapped Him, saying, ‘Prophesy to us, you Christ! Who is it that struck you?’” (Matt. 26:67-68).
The Roman soldiers: “They spit on Him and took the reed and struck Him on the head” (Matt. 27:30).
Peter: “I do not know Him” (Luke 22:57).
Me: “I do not know Him either” (via my words and actions on numerous occasions).
Jesus, from the cross, about all of the people listed above: “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do” (Luke 23:34).
Oh! What a gracious and wonderful Savior we have! Let us be more thankful for Him!
South Green Street church of Christ