from their pain, to rid them of it.
bring peace & resolution growing up,
would do whatever it takes to get there,
be felt, because the sin is real.
furnace, so that it may be purified.
beyond measure to not be the rescue, to not be the remedy,
need to sprint to the one who defines freedom.
from the rooftops until it sinks in.
who are in Christ Jesus, yet the solution is life on God’s terms.
Messiah, that fateful dilemma is resolved.
being-here-for-us no longer have to live under a continuous, low-lying black
Spirit of life in Christ, like a strong wind, has magnificently cleared the
brutal tyranny at the hands of sin and death.
sent his own Son. He didn’t deal with the problem as something remote and
unimportant. In his Son, Jesus, he personally took on the human condition,
entered the disordered mess of struggling humanity in order to set it right
once and for all. The law code, weakened as it always was by fractured human
nature, could never have done that.The law always ended up being used as a
Band-Aid on sin instead of a deep healing of it.
but we couldn’t deliver is accomplished as we, instead of redoubling our own
efforts, simply embrace what the Spirit is doing in us.” Romans 8:1-5
are not helpless and we are not hopeless ,
We can rejoice, too, when we run into problems and trials, for we know that they help us develop endurance.
And endurance develops strength of character,
and character strengthens our confident hope of salvation.
And this hope will not lead to disappointment.
For we know how dearly God loves us, because he has given us the Holy Spirit to fill our hearts with his love.
When we were utterly helpless, Christ came at just the right time and died for us sinners” Romans 5:1-6
I love that.
I’ve been there.
I’ve felt that.
He came, He is here, He rescues, He heals, HE is the solution.
patient in affliction, and faithful in prayer
Sin’s curse has lost its grip on me
For I am His and He is mine
Bought with the precious blood of Christ“
brothers and sisters in His grace, mercy & love.
that means praying when we don’t feel like it
that means forgiving when we don’t see a point
that means getting rid of – once and for all – the sin in our life that Jesus has been telling us HAS NO GRIP ON US
that mean’s believing when we would just rather, let worry, fear & hopelessness consume us.
that means living life on God’s terms.
I will find hope in the truth that
Jesus has overcome,
assure that the TRUTH is he or she holds the keys to victory for the war.