Unformatted text preview: when looking at the cross than I did originally. 3. Would you be willing to suffer for the sake of another person? For whom and why? What would it take to motivate you to endure torture in the place of someone else? Yes. My son’s. If I knew my son’s were to be killed or endure any kind of suffering I would take the pain in their place. 4. How would you react to the soldiers if they were abusing, humiliating, and torturing you, as they did Jesus? What could possibly account for Jesus’ reaction, which was to utter in the midst of his agony, “father forgive them”? I would have to be really deep in the Lord to keep from cursing or yelling out things to the soldiers. Also would have to depend on the situation in which I am being persecuted. If it’s for a cause, then I would stand my ground. If it was just for the sake of the soldiers just humiliating me, I really don’t know how I would act....
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- Spring '10
- Suffering, Stephen Martinez, horrible death, swoon theory