If you have Jesus, it does not mean that nothing else matters. We are material creatures and the material world matters. But without Jesus . . . nothing matters.
With Jesus, though, you have everything that you will ultimately need.
If you have claimed Jesus there is no loss that you will face that cannot be filled with Him.
If you do not have a job, you have Jesus. He goes with you.
If you do not have health, you still have Jesus. He is in your room with you.
If you do not have a family, you have Jesus as your brother. He is by your side.
If you do not have friends, Jesus is your strong companion. He is your ally.
If you have no money, you will suffer hardship. And Jesus will walk with you.
If you are in despair and hopelessness, Jesus will sit by your bed.
If you are in prison or in a country where you are bound by wicked rulers, Jesus is in prison, in that country, with you.
If you have no food or shelter, other people will not always rescue you or help you; sometimes they will look away. But Jesus will stand with you, wherever you go, whatever happens...read more
Saturday, April 11, 2009
What Does It Mean to Say “Give Me Jesus”
Here's a very good Good Friday reflection from Sarah Hey