None of us likes to be disrespected. We especially don’t like being forgotten. Who of us hasn’t been a bit insulted because someone has forgotten our name? We have a certain idea of our standing in society and our dignity before our fellow man. If someone treats us in a way that does not match up to our perceived worth and dignity we respond with anger. As I read through John Newton’s sermon Voluntary Suffering I was taken aback by the contrast between Jesus and my own heart in this regard.