He Didn’t Spare Him

“He who did not spare His own Son, but delivered Him up for us all, how shall He not with Him also freely give us all things?”
—Romans 8:32

God didn’t spare His Son anything.

He didn’t spare Him as Jesus, the Creator, became the created.
He didn’t spare Him as He was wrapped in sin-ridden flesh and entered into a sinful woman’s womb.
He didn’t spare Him as He died to His right to glory every minute that He walked this dirty earth.
He didn’t spare Him of scoffers, backbiters, haters and evil men.
He didn’t spare Him of sweating thick drops of blood in the Garden while thinking about the death that awaited Him.
He didn’t spare Him of treason as one of His disciples, one of His best friends, betrayed and sold Him for 30 pieces of silver.
He didn’t spare Him as stood before Pilate and the crowds demanded that a murderer be released rather than the sinless Messiah.
He didn’t spare Him as He was tied to an often deadly whipping post and beaten with cat and nine tails until His flesh ripped off.
He didn’t spare Him as the Roman soldiers mocked the great King and pushed a crown of thorns deep on His head.
He didn’t spare Him as the cruel soldiers kicked and spit on the One who was at that very moment sustaining their lives and giving them breath.
He didn’t spare Him as His bloody and battered body was knocked to the ground and loaded with a splintered and weighty cross.
He didn’t spare Him as He was nailed to a tree He created.
He didn’t spare Him as He took on the excruciating weight of the world’s sins.
He didn’t spare Him as He poured the full cup of His hatred, fury and wrath, the wrath we deserved, upon Him.
He didn’t spare Him as He, the Father, turned His face away and forsook His only Son, pleased to crush Him.
He didn’t spare Him.

Why? So we could have access to Him. So He could spare us nothing but His love. Nothing but His grace. Nothing but His infinite and total mercy.

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