Today’s Reading: John 19:13-14a (NIV)
13 When Pilate heard this, he brought Jesus out and sat down on the judge’s seat at a place known as the Stone Pavement (which in Aramaic is Gabbatha). 14 It was the day of Preparation of Passover Week, about the sixth hour.
It is no mere coincidence that seven hundred and eighty years prior to this day, the prophet Isaiah stood in the city streets telling people how the Savior of the world would shed His blood for all people everywhere. The holy Lamb of God stood before the judgment seat, and the people were way too busy to recognize the King.
Our daily business often gets in the way of the things that are truly important. Impatient people were waiting for a verdict. They wanted the man from
Take time today to recognize what is truly important; let your daily routine go and stop to see your salvation! Jesus died to set us free; free from the sins that hold us captive; free from living a life in total separation from our Heavenly Father. Jesus lives! Isn’t that worth more than anything else you have to accomplish on a day like today? He is alive and well and waiting for you to see Him for who He truly is. Come to church this weekend and make time to thank the Lord.
Don’t miss out on the miracle.
Grace and peace,
Faith UMC -
© Copyright 2009, Deb Spaulding
All rights reserved
Articles may not be printed in any “for profit” publication without further permission by the author. Articles may be freely distributed via e-mail, reprinted in church bulletins or in other non-profit publications without further permission. Please keep this copyright and Web Site information intact with copied articles. Articles are sent originally to subscribers only. You may have received a forwarded or reprinted copy.