It is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me. — Galatians 2:20
Jesus Christ was crucified between two thieves on a rugged cross on Calvary, just outside Jerusalem.
Think of it: the very Son of God came down from Heaven and “humbled Himself and became obedient to the point of death, even the death of the cross” (Philippians 2:8).
- Jesus gave His head to the crown of thorns for us.
- He gave His face to the human spittle for us.
- He gave His cheeks and His beard to be plucked out for us.
- He gave His back to the lash for us.
- He gave His side to the spear for us.
- He gave His hands and feet to the spikes for us.
- He gave His blood for us.
Jesus Christ, dying in our place, taking our sins on that cross, is God’s love in action.
But that’s not the end of the story.
He rose again, and He is the living Christ. If Christ is not alive, there is no hope for any of us. But He is alive! And because He is, “He is able to save completely those who come to God through Him, because He always lives to intercede for them” (Hebrews 7:25).
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Does your heart not leap out of your chest at that news?! Who in your family and circle of friends, acquaintances, and workmates needs to hear the Good News today? Ask the Lord to give you divine appointments today to share Jesus with people today.
If you’ve never responded to Jesus’ gift of salvation before, He’s with you right now waiting for you to ask Him to take your sins, guilt and shame and exchange them for His righteousness, mercy, forgiveness and eternity in heaven!
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