If I am being really honest…I mean shockingly honest…the story of the cross sounds crazy to me. I’ve heard different iterations of it all my life.
One man. A world of Sin. My debt. His sacrifice.
Then there is the part about rising from the dead. I mean, what even?
And then I met Him. Really met this Beautiful King. Heart to heart and Spirit to spirit.
Suddenly, all of the pieces of this God sized, crazy-to-my-brain puzzle came in to place. I was reshaped. Or maybe, I became uncontorted by the world. Either way I found home and peace and this deep satisfying love.
The unbelievers say it’s a religion and a weakness of the masses.
The unbelieving believers say He is confined to a book and put in a box.
But the believing believers, the ones who “yāḏa” Him, who know Him intimately, are surely aliens in this world. Transformed by His love, we pour out our lives advancing an Eternal Kingdom and living for an Unseen King.
We are supernaturally alive in a natural world. Just like the power of love raised Jesus, He has raised us.
We have been raised to life again. Sound crazy? There are millions of witnesses, millions of miracles, millions of redemption stories that make crazy look like the sanest, truest thing ever.
“You will know the truth and truth will set you free.”
We celebrate you today Beautiful Jesus. Be honored in our hearts this Resurrection Sunday.
Singing, how marvelous! how wonderful!
And my song shall ever be
How marvelous! how wonderful!
Is my Savior’s love for me!