— John Piper, Desiring God: Meditations of a Christian Hedonist
How Deep The Father’s Love- Chelsea Moon & Uncle Daddy
From: Hymn Project Vol. 1
Why should I gain from His reward?
I cannot give an answer
But this I know with all my heart
His wounds have paid my ransom
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens (via theriverjordyn)
— Sing Aloud, Alpha Rev (via rainydaysandblankets)
And he said to them, “I have earnestly desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer. (Luke 22:15 ESV)
Guys, just let that verse sink in. Jesus, earnestly desired to eat this Passover before He suffered.
He wanted to go and have this meal, while knowing that He was going to suffer a suffering beyond compare. (though there is so much more significance than it being just a meal). I find great weight in this. Something I cannot exactly put into words.
I’ll be posting this sermon tomorrow, when it’s released (from my church). It sheds a new light on the Passover.
I feel the weight drop
In the wake of the empty grave
We need to realize evangelism is a process. People have a lot of pain, hurt, struggles, questions, doubts, and heart issues they need to work through as they seek the truth. Lies need untangled and walls need broken down. That doesn’t always happen in an instant. God was patient with us: we…