There was a man, an actual person that walked on this earth, just like you and me. He ate, drank, slept, celebrated and mourned, just like us. I’m sure he laughed and cried, and I know he had temptations and grief, just like we do.
This man, THE Son of Man, was sent to earth from heaven to walk a perfect life, yet die a criminals death. Jesus did this for me, and for you. He was bullied, beaten, and mocked. He was nailed, literally with nails through his hands and feet, to a cross. He hung there and suffered, for me.
Say that to yourself right now — He did it for me.
We are saved and transformed by his sacrifice, by his stripes, by his blood, we are redeemed, transformed, beautiful, healed, and free.
“For there is only one God and one Mediator who can reconcile God and humanity – the man Christ Jesus. He gave his life to purchase freedom for everyone. This is the message God gave the world at just the right time.” 1 Timothy 2: 5-6
We are free in Jesus Christ, we are also able to confidently know we will spend forever with him, if we trust him. Trust that Jesus did walk this earth, Jesus did die, and Jesus did rise from the grave, for you. That kind of trust is radical, its amazing and its life changing. If you let Jesus take ahold of you, completely take ahold of you, your life will never be the same.
Thank you Jesus that you came down from glory, to live and die for me, all so I can be home with you forever one day.