5564 suffering, of Jesus Christ

5564 suffering, of Jesus Christ

Jesus Christ suffered on behalf of his people, showing both the reality of his human nature, and the extent of his love for humanity. Those sufferings reached their climax in the sufferings of Jesus Christ upon the cross, through which God chose to redeem the world.

The OT foretold Jesus Christ’s suffering

NT references to the OT Scriptures Lk 24:25-26 See also Lk 24:46; Ac 3:18; Ac 17:2-3; Ac 26:22-23; 1Co 15:3

Types and foreshadowings of Jesus Christ’s suffering Ge 22:2,8,13; Ex 12:22-23; 1Sa 19:5; 2Sa 16:11-12; 1Ki 21:15; Ps 55:12-14; Ps 57:4; Heb 13:11-12

Prophetic statements of Jesus Christ’s suffering Ge 3:15; Ps 2:2; Ps 22:1,7-8,12-18; Ps 69:21; Isa 53:3-12

Jesus Christ himself foretold his suffering

Mt 16:21 pp Lk 9:22 See also Mt 17:12 pp Mk 9:12; Mt 20:18-19 pp Mk 10:33-34 pp Lk 18:31-32; Mk 9:31; Lk 17:25; Lk 20:13-15 compare with Naboth (1Kings chapter 21); Lk 22:15; Jn 12:27

Aspects in Jesus Christ’s suffering

The enmity of Satan Ge 3:15 In the temptation of Jesus Christ: Mt 4:1-3 pp Lk 4:1-3; Mt 4:5 pp Lk 4:9; Mt 4:8 pp Lk 4:5 pp Mk 1:13
Mt 16:23 In entering Judas Iscariot: Lk 22:3; Jn 13:27
Jn 14:30; Rev 12:4

The hatred of the world Jn 7:7 See also Mt 2:13; Jn 1:10; Jn 3:20; Jn 15:18-20; 1Co 2:8

Rejection by his own people Jn 1:11 See also Isa 53:1; Mt 23:37; Lk 19:41-42; Lk 24:20; Jn 18:40; Ac 2:36; Ac 3:13; Ac 4:10; 1Th 2:14-15

The failure of his disciples Mk 14:50 pp Mt 26:56 See also Mt 16:22; Mt 26:40,74-75; Lk 18:34

Betrayal by Judas Mt 26:23 pp Mk 14:18 pp Lk 22:21 pp Jn 13:21

God’s judgment of his Son for the sins of the world Mt 27:46 pp Mk 15:34 See also Ps 22:1; Isa 53:5-6,10; Lk 22:42; Ro 3:25-26; 2Co 5:21; Gal 3:13; Heb 2:10,14; 1Pe 2:24

Jesus Christ’s willing submission to suffering

Mt 26:42 pp Mk 14:36 pp Lk 22:42 See also Isa 53:7,11; Lk 23:46; Heb 5:7-8; Heb 12:2; 1Pe 2:23

See also

1135God, suffering of
2033Christ, humanity
2324Christ as Saviour
2339Christ, example of
2410cross, the
2570Christ, suffering
4025world, the
5798betrayal
5827curse
6614atonement
6720redemption

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