How do we see the Cross? Do we see a sinless man hanging up on the Cross for all our sinfulness? Do we see, 'It is finished' sign up on the Cross also? The sinless man for the sinful mankind up on the Cross, suffering for us!
Have we been thankful to what He has given us?
- forgiveness of all our sins, the past, the present and the future.
- mercy and grace, providing for what we need in this life time, for things we don't deserve, He freely gives us. We have His strength to overcome hard and tough time; He favoured us by angels around us...
Do we notice all of the above? Have we been thanking God????
Reflect on the Power of the Cross...other than forgiveness, mercy and grace...do you also notice the power?????
In Jesus, our lives are transformed into His likeness, we have His peace, His joy, His new image in us.......
His image in us, for His spirit is living in us....Do you notice that ...His spirit is in you. His transforming power is in you as you obey and follow Him.
Transforming power, yes that's the power of the Cross also.
In Him, we are changed.
From outcast to His people, outcasts like: drug addicts; homosexuals; adulterers; idolators; prostitutes; ..whatever you think as the worse..we all have different definitions about outcasts...we all have weaknesses to accept the outcasts around us.....but.....take heart....if they are in Christ Jesus...they are no longer outcasts...but friends with Jesus.....
Transforming power in Jesus...do you believe He has the power to change? He has the power to change......
Let us meditate on His greatness this Easter, and read the Bible and be marvelled at all his miracles and see how He loves us so....He loves the outcasts so much...He can and He loves to transform our lives too.....Will we let Him? That's the thing.
If we don't know He has the power to change, we won't come to Him, but once we realised that there's power in Him to change ones' life and there we will go to Him. I hope this Easter you will seek Him for the transforming power, that He is more than able to change you! You shall become a new person in Him! Bless you for this Easter season.