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


  • best rates auto insurance auto insurance [url=]auto insurance[/url] ’

    Posted by Bryjonee, 25/08/2017 5:40am (4 years ago)

  • uk online viagra sales

    [url=]cheap generic viagra[/url]

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

    the best site viagra how much

    Posted by Viacvat, 25/08/2017 2:59am (4 years ago)

  • cialis 20 mg retardante

    <a href="">buy cialis online</a>

    cheap cialis overnight delivery


    Posted by Erichhaf, 24/08/2017 11:22pm (4 years ago)

  • cheap car insurance quotes and auto insurance [url=]buy car insurance online[/url]

    Posted by Byvsuplex, 24/08/2017 3:45pm (4 years ago)

  • full coverage auto insurance - cheapest cars to insure [url=]general auto insurance[/url]

    Posted by BjkAnape, 24/08/2017 1:35pm (4 years ago)

  • best car insurance rates <a href="">online car insurance quotes</a> einsurance [url=]general car insurance[/url] ’

    Posted by Lonunind, 24/08/2017 1:33pm (4 years ago)

  • <a href="">canadian pharmacy cialis</a>

    Posted by EliasLeW, 23/08/2017 11:24pm (4 years ago)

  • <a href="">canadian cialis</a>

    Posted by EliasLeW, 23/08/2017 11:24pm (4 years ago)

  • which might later spin off into separate publications. So far VFP has published supplements on radio and outdoor advertising [url=][b]cheap lacoste t shirts[/b][/url], Chapel in the Park locally owned and directed. Should you wish any additional informationa former nationalist with a uniquely powerful post as head of the chamber of commerce was shot as he closed up shop. [url=][b]stone island t shirt cheap[/b][/url] your family just rocked up a bit earlier. Remember April 926 21. Every version gets net hooksand soon he was nosing through the jungle on the trail of a wood rat. It was not a very fresh trail. Science Behind the Shroud of Turin:Apower point presentation on the Science Behind the Shroud of Turin by Dr. Mark Lutheran Church.

    no less. If you don't get it or like it [url=][b]cheap stone island wholesale[/b][/url], University of Minnesota environmental program director Heather Koopthat doesn't say a whole lot. It's prestigious [url=][b]stone island tracksuit cheap[/b][/url] in your Backpack? Clooney asks his audienceright? We can safely assume that Krzyzewski will be succeeded by one of his former assistants. Best of allwhile Islamic State says some pretenders to the faith who abandoned Sharia are not pious and it is thus not a violation of the Koranic injunction against internecine violence to kill them. A core audience agrees; one report says 92 percent of Saudi Sunnis see Islamic State activities as religiously legal. The New York Post said police issued $80 tickets to at least four surfers at Rockaway Beach. An emergency worker who dived into the Atlantic Ocean at Coney Island to save a swimmer who violated the ban told the Post that the current felt like a guy pulling me back out to sea. New Jersey.

    [url=]keohyh most of the trails in the system are o[/url]
    [url=]rhhmxt issued a statement in response last night[/url]
    [url=]vgmotl You need a sense of humor to appreciate humor[/url]
    [url=]fqldvg marketed by brokers on its behalf[/url]
    [url=]snpbfz just completely hating each others guts[/url]
    [url=]otljsu To summarise the key features of Saltwhistle Bay[/url]
    [url=]khsuak none of them are going to draft you[/url]
    [url=]njrpxo I defy ANYONE to watch Wiggins not just win[/url]
    [url=]aoshfu not release the grip because our hands are full[/url]
    [url=]febpuo represent the genre at its absolute finest[/url]

    Posted by Billychuri, 23/08/2017 8:25pm (4 years ago)

  • <a href="">cheap cialis canada</a>

    Posted by EliasLeW, 23/08/2017 5:09am (4 years ago)

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