Easter is just around the corner. A time to remember what Jesus Christ did for us in giving His life on the cross and rising from the grave that first Easter morning. He paid the ultimate prize and He is a living and personal God! That is Easter! Of course, as Christ-Followers, we should live our faith ALL of the year with thankfulness and joy in Christ, and I am thankful for all of you at LIFT to share this hope in Jesus together as part of His body today, tomorrow, and all the year(s) long!
With this in mind, I hope you are encouraged by the following verses from John. Knowing what was about to come, and after coming into Jerusalam in a joyous celebrative reception of the people (as Palm Sunday is this Sunday), Jesus shows the full extent of his love. He serves His followers in washing their feet, shares the Last Supper and gives His life for them and us today!
13:1 It was just before the Passover Feast. Jesus knew that the time had come for him to leave this world and go to the Father. Having loved his own who were in the world, he now showed them the full extent of his love.
A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. 35 By this all men will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.”
I am looking forward to sharing Easter with you this year! We are continuing our journey through 1st John this Sunday. We begin chapter 5 and Ken is giving the Message! I hope to see you there.
In His grip and grace,