in this incredible sermon on taking up your cross, Derek Thomas contrasts what it meant for Jesus in order for us to be able to receive the acceptance of God.... so i'll do the same here, from Numbers 6:24-26 (esv):
in order for us to hear:
24 The Lord bless you and keep you;Jesus, on the cross, had to hear:
25 the Lord make his face to shine upon you and be gracious to you;
26 the Lord lift up his countenance upon you and give you peace.
The Lord curse You and withdraw His hand from You, Jesus;the Lord turn away His face from You and condemn You, Jesus;the Lord withdraw His countenance from You and deliver You, Jesus, into torment....
oh the price He paid for my acceptance~!!!!