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TitleChrist and the Work of Suffering
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2020
AuthorsInouye, Melissa Wei- Tsing
JournalInterpreter: A Journal of Latter-day Saint Faith and Scholarship
KeywordsAtonement; Easter; Humility; Jesus Christ; Love; Suffering; Wisdom

Christ’s voluntary subjection to the horrible realities of this world transformed him forever. His vulnerability became his capacity to save and heal all humankind. Our own suffering develops our capacity for love, which is the power that makes us useful to others, and humility, which is the root of wisdom.