Unfortunately, Simon’s devoutness was nothing but a façade. Every step that Simon of Cyrene took jp that hill beside Jesus was abhorrent to Jesus.
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He stood in the gap for Jesus. He lifted up that cross. It was painful. It was heavy. And he carried it up the hill of Golgotha; not for himself, but for Jesus. Yet Jesus didn’t even say thank you. Now that’s uncharacteristic of Jesus!
You could validly argue that Simon of Cyrene assisted Jesus to carry out the greatest mission for mankind ever. Yet, not a word was said to him. This is shocking, really!