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Incredible aloneness lay at the heart of the Great Atonement (Maxwell)

When Jesus comes again in reminding red attire, there will ba spectacular solar display and stars will fall from their places in the heavens. What wilthen be evoked will not be an exclamation over the solar display. Rather, from human lips praise will flow for Jesus' loving-kindness, for His perfect goodness. Then, the scriptures assure us and tell us how long wwill go on praising Jesus fothat Atonement: "forever and ever." (Mosiah 2:24; D&C 128:23.) The one thing He will mention when He comes again in majesty and power will have nothinto do with how He suffered in the scourging, nothing to do with the vinegar and gall or anof those things. Instead, His voice will be heard to say, "have trodden the winepress alone, and none was with me" (Isa. 63:3). Incredible aloneness lay at the heart of the GreaAtonement, and Jesus endured it, because He let His will beswallowed up in the will of thFather.

Neal A. Maxwell (emphasis added)


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