Tuesday, March 21 — Psalm 37:27–33
Nehemiah 12:1–43; Romans 6:17–7:6
He was despised and rejected by others; a man of suffering and acquainted with infirmity. Isaiah 53:3
Pilate released the man who had been thrown into prison for insurrection and murder, the one they asked for, and surrendered Jesus to their will. Luke 23:25 (NIV)
Lord, we confess that when we ourselves suffer, we are tempted to react bitterly. May we look to you for the grace to bear our own suffering, especially when it is undeserved. Amen.