“We see now what it meant for the Son of God to empty himself and become poor. It meant a laying aside of glory... a voluntary restraint of power; an acceptance of hardship, isolation, ill-treatment, malice and misunderstanding; finally, a death that involved such agony—spiritual even more than physical—that his mind nearly broke under the prospect of it. (See Lk 12:50 and the
 J.I. Packer, Knowing God, 63.