Robert Rollock: The afflicted Christian must look to Christ

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... Let him look over to Golgotha where Christ is hanging on the Cross, and in Christ let him look to two things: first to the glory & worthiness of that personage who suffers: next, to the extremity and ignominy of that passion: look to these two things in him, and then look down to thy self, and look what thou art first, not a Lord, if thou were a King, but a servant (all the Kings on the earth are but servants in respect of him) then go to the affliction thou suffers, and thou shalt find thou suffers not the thousand part of the affliction he suffered for thee, there is great inequality between thee and him, and then begin to reason. The servant is not greater nor his Lord, the disciple is not greater nor his Master. ...

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