Jesus was not mocked so we may be praised, he was not beaten so we may avoid pain, and he was not crucified so we may abstain from our cross. These things give us meaning and purpose for our current trials but not an exemption. No one wants to go through tough times but every Christian wants to follow Jesus; something has got to give.

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