Jesus Had Feelings Too

John 11:35, famously the shortest verse in scripture, says that Jesus wept.  I once heard a preacher say there is no verse about Jesus laughing.  We can get out on thin ice when we start identifying the litany of things not specified in scripture.  Although the word trinity is not in the Bible, the concept of the trinity is definitely scriptural.  Jesus had much to do in a very short period of time, and the demands of ministry were often overwhelming.  In John 11 he wept at the tomb of Lazarus.  Jesus lamented that Jerusalem did not repent, agonized during the final hours before his arrest and betrayal, and at other times seemed to display almost violent anger.  Is there evidence to suggest that Jesus also experienced the other end of the human spectrum of emotions?  Jesus was surrounded by so many that rejected the Gospel, but a careful study of scripture reveals he didn’t mope around like all hope was lost. Continue reading

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