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What if God gave us the justice we really deserve?

(written April 3, 2015)
Mark 15 Pilate:12 Then what do you want me to do with the King of the Jews? Crowd:13 Crucify Him,crucify Him! 14 But now he called to them. Pilate:Why? What has He done to deserve such a sentence? Crowd(crying all the louder):Crucify Him, crucify Him! I burst into tears this evening when I heard someone saying that Easter is their favorite time of year. It’s not for me. It never has been for various reasons, but now I know why.
As a new Christian, I was indignant that “those people back when Jesus walked on Earth” crucified Him. And, the crowd screaming for justice was probably the same crowd that yelled “hosanna! save us” the previous Sunday as Christ rode into town on a donkey.  
Oh how sad and ironic that it’s easier to pin the tail on the sinners rather than look inward at our sins and shortcomings.
The more I love the Lord, the more I grieve when Good Friday rolls around. 
I think of His suffering,
I think of His mother. 
And then I realize what a vile, self-righteou…

The moment you die and you will

2Thessalonians 1: 7-8and give relief to all of you still bandaging your wounds, as well as to all the rest of us. On that day—when the clouds draw back displaying His powerful heavenly messengers in a fiery blaze, Jesus the Lord will appear from heaven dealing out perfect justice to anyone who doesn’t know God and anyone who disobeys the good news of our Lord Jesus. 9 And what’s to become of them?They’llpay for what they’ve done; their punishment will be eternal destruction. And what’s worse? They’ll be banished from the Lord’s presence and glorious power. Hell is nothing but yourself for all eternity – C. S. Lewis Do you ever wonder what happens after you die? After all, it’s our human bodies that cease to function and we die, but the essence of who God made us to be – our soul – lives on. But not all souls go to the same place and various religious traditions have their own doctrines. But the Holy Bible, the only authoritative source, is clear that we will either be happy or terrified.

Since the day I saw the hand of God

Until my last earthly breath, I will never stop telling what happened to me on May 2, 2006. That day changed my life and I finally knew what my important mission was. I knew at a very young age that there was something I was going to do, but I had no clue.
Acts 16:13On the Sabbath day, we went outside the city walls to the nearby river, assuming that some Jewish people might be gathering for prayer. We found a group of women there, so we sat down and spoke to them. 14 One of them, Lydia, was a business woman originally from Thyatira. She made a living buying and selling fine purple fabric. She was a true worshiper of God and listened to Paul with special interest. The Lord opened her heart to take in the message with enthusiasm. 15 She and her whole household were ceremonially washed through baptism.[a]
On May 2, 2006 I saw the hand of God and it changed my entire life. Ask my friends and family. Ask my daughter – she can tell you how I really was!
I am a sinner transformed by God’s love…