Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
He was despised and rejected by men, a man of sorrows, and familiar with suffering. Like one from whom men hide their faces he was despised, and we esteemed him not.
— Isaiah 53:3
About a year ago, I was getting to know a guy. We had some great conversations, one of which lasted for six hours over the phone. We talked about Jesus, the Bible, ministry, sermons, weekly devotional series, changing the world, and what he was going to cook me for dinner when he flew out to California.
Then twenty-four hours later I found out he had a girlfriend. I felt like a freaking idiot.
This guy mentioned flying across the United States to see me, cooking chicken cordon bleu, and going to Disneyland with me. Being the outgoing person I am, I didn’t think to ask, “Hey, do you have a girlfriend?”
Want to know how I found out? His MySpace status said “In a relationship.” I was humiliated, and the next day one ...
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