Isaiah 53: 10-11

Those who suffer on behalf of others do not do so in vain, even if they die in the process.  God will reach out through their pain and touch the hearts of many people.


Hebrews 4: 14-16

Through Jesus’ life on earth, he knows exactly how difficult it can be to overcome weaknesses.  We can, therefore, be confident of his mercy.


Mark 10: 35-45

James and John looked for preferential treatment, Jesus, however, told them that greatness is achieved through service, not through self-aggrandisement.