Jesus Received Our Chastisement

In my judgment, Isaiah 53 is one of the most amazing prophecies of the Messiah in the Old Testament. It begins by showing His humble origins (Isaiah 53:1-3), then it shows what He would do for us.
He would bear our griefs and carry our sorrows. What did we do in response? We esteemed Him stricken, smitten by God. We did not even realize that what He did was receive wounds for our transgressions and so by the injuries He received we could be healed!
What did we do as He received such horrible treatment? Like frightened sheep we ran away, looking after ourselves, all the while the Father laid on the Son all our iniquities (Isaiah 53:4-6).
Think on that the rest of the day.

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