No Other Way
Life for a life; His Blood was shed -
There was no other way;
As sacrifice Jesus was led
To Golgotha that Day.
Crimson flowed from feet and hands;
Thorned crown upon His head,
Yet there are few who understand
Why our Savior bled.
Their eyes are closed; they cannot see
That nothing else will do -
Did I know him? I thought I did. After all I traveled with him for 3 years, along with the rest of his close associates. The Twelve, they called us. We walked with him. Talked with him. Ate with him. Listened as he taught. And I was there the entire time. I even carried the purse for the group and paid our bills. I thought I knew him. I thought he was the Messiah. That he would restore the kingdom to Israel and get rid of our Roman oppressors.
[SIZE=4][I][SIZE=3]Romans 1:1 - "Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ called to be an apostle, separated unto the Gospel of God."[/SIZE]
[/I]Many are called, but we are never separated. That separation is a threefold thing:
[/SIZE][FONT=Arial Black][SIZE=5][FONT=Arial Black][SIZE=5]First: [/SIZE][/FONT][/SIZE][/FONT][SIZE=4][FONT=Times New Roman]The New Creation separates us from the old life.[/FONT][/SIZE]
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Today's Puritan Audio Devotional:
"Shall we then flaunt proudly in Your sight?"
A choice prayer by Henry Law
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The secret of development of Christian character
(Arthur Pink, "The Sovereignty of God")
The loss of all confidence in ones self, is the first essential in the believer's growth in grace! The Christian, conscious of his own frailty, will turn unto the Lord for strength. "That is why, for Christ's