‘Why did I ever come out of the womb to see
trouble and sorrow and to end my days in shame?’
He was despised and rejected by mankind,
a man of suffering, and familiar with pain.
Jeremiah might have had cause to ask such a question – but the Lord Jesus knew he was born to suffer and die for our sins.
But even though he knew what to expect, that knowledge didn’t make his sufferings any less painful.

Jeremiah 20:18

Daily Reading: Revelation 8