“And he said, “Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.” And He said to him, “Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise.” — Luke 23:42-43
We mess up. Big time. And I’m no exception.
We pray our halfhearted prayers to keep us from sin, unbacked by any determination to resist. And so we let ourselves fall.
I occasionally feel like singing this song at the top of my lungs, but refrain from doing so only because I know I would probably be forcibly committed for it. 😉 Go take a look at it. Among traditional bluegrass, I also enjoy melodic rock. (Surprise!) Kutless is one of my favorite bands simply for the sheer honesty of their songs, but also for the depth of the music. (It seems only fiddles and electric guitars can create that.)
Blood redeemed Israel in Egypt, animal blood redeemed Israel in the days of the Kings of Old, and His blood redeems the world as the years go by. And we treat it like dirt.
And He knew it would happen. But He died anyway.
What a Savior…
Satan loves to tear into me, bringing up past failures, questions about the present, reminding me that I’m going to fail in the future. The flesh hates me and wants to see me fall. It will drive me into oblivion if given the chance.
But God loves me. And I’m thankful for that. I have a Shield and Defender, a Solid Rock to stand upon. He is truly a God of Wonders. Yes, click that link too.