Saturday, March 28, 2015

Consider Him Who Can Save to the Uttermost

One of my dogwoods
For consider him [Jesus] that endured such contradiction of sinners against himself, lest ye be wearied and faint in your minds. Hebrews 12:3 KJV

Besides busy-ness getting in the way of my writing to you the last few weeks, the feeling of not being able to write anything worthy of this holy season prevented me. I have several incomplete devotions I started for this blog. But, that being said, I've watched the earth coming alive all around me with new birth. It’s the wonderful season of Easter when I am ever mindful of Jesus’ journey to the cross. I wanted to write a few words today to encourage you on your journey of faith.

This past month I studied the book of Job. I hope I will be sharing some meditations on that in the future. In some ways, Job foreshadows the life of Christ.

Job suffered the misunderstanding, anger, and scorn of even his friends who accused him of hypocrisy and sin. He suffered humiliation and blame. His wife advised him to curse God and die. His children were destroyed and Job lost all his earthly comforts and possessions. No man could help him. Besides that anguish, he suffered greatly in his body as Satan piled on to prove his point that man only serves God for the blessings. Job didn’t know the backstory, didn’t know that Satan and God had made a battleground of his soul – yet still, he trusted in the integrity of God.

Though he slay me, yet will I trust in him. Job 13:15a

For I know that my redeemer liveth, and that he shall stand at the latter day upon the earth: and though after my skin worms destroy this body, yet in my flesh shall I see God: whom I shall see for myself, and mine eyes shall behold…. Job 19:25-27a

Hope for Job was totally based on God.

Job longed for a mediator to plead his case before God. Job had no advocate: we do.

Praise God for the Cross of Jesus Christ.  

Wherefore He is able also to save them to the uttermost that come unto God by Him, seeing he ever liveth to make intercession for them. Hebrews 7:25

I took these today in my backyard -- if only I knew how.  3/28/2015

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  1. Loved God, Me and Sweet Iced Tea. I feel like Job myself right now, my husband is battling stage 4. Cancer and we're going through some other things as well. Your blog reminded me that we have an advocate in Christ. Crises in life make you cut to the chase, your prayers are succinct and heartfelt. You no longer roll your eyes at hubby 's lame jokes. You'just glad you can still laugh with him.

  2. Marcia, my heart and prayers go out for you and your husband tonight. I can't imagine how you all are suffering. It comforts me to remember Jesus wept for and prayed for his friends - cling to Him. Thanks for your kind words regarding God, Me, and Sweet Iced Tea. I pray it brings hope and draws readers closer in relationship to Christ.