Posted by on 28 March 2016 | 3645 Comments

Tags: , ,

It may be helpful to let the reader know that these thoughts are coming to me fresh off of Easter Sunday.  It’s Monday, and I’m supposed to be resting.  But in rest, I find myself reflecting on the day just past. 

I remember my first Easter some twenty-two years ago.  I was thirty years old at the time, and had only two weeks earlier given my life to Jesus Christ.  I had no idea what I was getting into, but I knew that ‘this’ was really big stuff, and that my life would never be the same. 

Now, with the benefit of twenty-two years of walking with Jesus, I can say that, “yes it is true:  I had no idea what I was getting into.  And yes, it’s big!  And most assuredly, I hope and pray that my life will never revert back to what it was.”

 It is amazing to be saved.  I look at others who live outside of God’s kingdom, and I recognize how profoundly God has re-organized my thoughts, bringing me peace in the process.  I see people worrying, complaining, and getting stressed about things, and I thank God that I can look and say ‘I don’t have to go there.’ 

Does that mean I can just be apathetic, sit back and let God run the show while I sit by and applaud him from my comfortable vantage point?  Certainly not!!!  But it also doesn’t mean that I can rant and rave while purporting to serve him.  In fact quite the opposite.  The things that stir my heart - knowing that they also stir the heart of God - must move me to engage the world with passion and purpose, all the while speaking and acting in the manner of Jesus Christ who is both my Savior and my Lord.

 As we reflect on the Easter celebration, we too, like the first disciples, bear witness to the Living Presence of Jesus Christ.  Those disciples saw Jesus, and at great cost went forth into the world to proclaim his death, his resurrection, and his promise of life to those who believe.

 If we have seen Jesus, we cannot but do the same.  We too must go forth into the world to proclaim his death, his resurrection, and his promise of life to those who believe.  No matter the cost.  Lives hang in the balance. 



Post your comment


  • no prescription viagra. - cheap viagra

    <a href="">buy generic viagra</a>

    from where to purchase viagra

    Posted by Snezhanavat, 21/11/2017 9:50pm (4 years ago)

  • <a href="">cialis soft tabs 20mg pills:</a> <a href="">cialis overnight shipping from usa</a> <a href="">best prices for viagra 100mg</a> <a href="">cialis without a prescription</a> <a href="">best price cialis 5 mg </a> <a href="">cheap canadian pfizer viagra</a> <a href="">viagra for sale overnight</a> <a href="">best viagra online reviews</a> <a href="">online pharmacy canada</a> <a href="">viagra without prescription.</a>

    Posted by Bradleybow, 21/11/2017 9:09pm (4 years ago)

  • <a href="">cialis 20mg tablets</a> <a href="">cialis online pharmacy</a> <a href="">canadian pharmacy viagra</a> <a href="">daily cialis without a prescription</a> <a href="">walgreens cialis prices</a> <a href="">canadian pharmacy cialis</a> <a href="">brand viagra for sale</a> <a href="">best site to buy viagra online</a> <a href="">generic cialis online pharmacy reviews</a> <a href="">no prescription pharmacy</a>

    Posted by Bradleybow, 21/11/2017 9:09pm (4 years ago)

  • <a href=>cheap viagra</a>
    viagra prescription
    girl in viagra commercial
    <a href="">viagra cheap</a>

    Posted by NamiStam, 21/11/2017 8:51pm (4 years ago)

  • <a href=>buy cheap cialis</a>
    usa cialis generic
    generic cialis buy online
    <a href="">generic cialis</a>

    Posted by loomgamn, 21/11/2017 8:44pm (4 years ago)

  • <a href="">usa rx pharmacy viagra generic</a> <a href="">Order primatene mist inhaler online</a> <a href="">levitra online</a> <a href="">generic cialis no prescription canada</a> <a href="">best generic viagra</a> <a href="">cialis online without prescription</a> <a href="">novosildenafil</a> <a href="">gabapentin</a> <a href="">tetracycline antibiotics for sale</a> <a href="">canadian pharmacy no prescription</a>

    Posted by Geraldcak, 21/11/2017 8:30pm (4 years ago)

  • <a href=>cheap viagra online</a>
    buying online viagra
    free viagra samples by mail
    <a href="">viagra online</a>

    Posted by Enfobby, 21/11/2017 8:22pm (4 years ago)

  • <a href="">levitra 10mg</a> <a href=""></a> <a href="">india pharmacy zoloft</a> <a href="">canadianpharmacy</a> <a href="">sky pharmacy online drugstore</a> <a href="">canadian pharmacy</a> <a href="">buy clomid online australia</a> <a href="">what does cialis for daily use cost</a> <a href="">cheapest viagra 100mg</a> <a href="">buy doxycycline hyclate 100mg</a>

    Posted by Randallwak, 21/11/2017 8:17pm (4 years ago)

  • <a href="">levitra 60 mg</a> <a href="">best prices cialis canada</a> <a href="">can you get zoloft over the counter</a> <a href="">canadian pharmacy </a> <a href="">online medicines</a> <a href="">canadian pharmacy</a> <a href="">buy clomid online south africa</a> <a href="">brand name cialis for sale online</a> <a href="">cialis and viagra sales</a> <a href="">doxycycline 100mg where to buy it</a>

    Posted by Randallwak, 21/11/2017 8:17pm (4 years ago)

  • buy cialis 20mg pakistan

    <a href=>cialis online</a>

    <a href="">generic cialis</a>

    generic cialis sweden

    Posted by Edikvat, 21/11/2017 7:27pm (4 years ago)

RSS feed for comments on this page | RSS feed for all comments