Being found in appearance as a man, he humbled himself and became obedient to death—even death on a cross! (Philippians 2:8, NIV 1984).
“My kingdom is not of this world. If it were, my servants would fight to prevent my arrest by the Jews. But now my kingdom is from another place.” (John 18:36, NIV 1984).
My Musings – As Jesus hung on that cross, the eternal destiny of mankind hung in the balance with Him. Legions of angels were at His disposal. His Father, who had spoken the universe into existence could have spoken it back out of existence. All Jesus had to do was say the word — enough! Instead, He cried, “it is finished!” There was really never any doubt.
Linking the humility He demonstrated just hours before, when Jesus washed His disciples feet, and the humiliation of the agony of the cross, was His willingness to…
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