The Apostles Creed says:
Jesus “Was crucified, dead, and buried:
He descended into hell;
The third day he rose again from the dead;
He ascended into heaven,
And sitteth on the right hand of God the Father Almighty;”
I was thinking about this. The cross was brutal, Jesus cried out for mercy, then he died. Then he went to Hell. Things were bad for Him on the cross. THEN IT GOT WORSE. Then a few days later, all good.
I need this reminder that crying out for help or mercy doesn’t mean tomorrow is better. Tomorrow might be way worse, but for a good reason.