~~Estelle P. Shrum

He wept and prayed to His Father to pass this cup. (Luke 22:42)
He wept for Judas when he betrayed Him with kiss. (Luke 22:48), (Mark 14:10), (Matthew 26:49)
He wept for the chief priests in their hour of darkness. (Luke 22:52)
He wept for Peter who denied Him three times. (Luke 22:61)
He wept for those who beat and mocked Him. (Luke 22:63), (Matthew 27:31)
He wept for the crowd who shouted “Crucify, Crucify him.” (Luke 23:21)
He wept for the Elders who chose to release Barabbas. (Luke 23:18)
He wept for the soldiers with each stripe laid across his back.
He wept carrying the heavy wooden cross. (Luke 23:26), (Mark 15:21), (John 19:17)
He wept when they cast lots for his garments. (Luke 23:34)
He wept for the daughters of Jerusalem and their children. (Luke 23’:28)
He wept for the criminals for they did not know what they did.
He wept for the Jews who denied the writing that He was “The King of the Jews”
He wept for the crown of thorns that was laid upon his head. (Mark 15:17), (Matthew 27:29)
He wept when He saw His mother’s tears stream down her face. (John 19:26-27)
He wept from thirst when they gave Him vinegar to drink. (John 19:29)
He wept and cried out to His Father why have I been forsaken? (Mark 15:33)
He wept on the sixth hour in a loud voice “Father, into thy hands I commit my spirit’
But when they pierced His side He never wept again and now holds all our tears in a bottle. (Psalm 56:8)