Uneven Trade

At the cross, Jesus traded his immeasureable righteousness for our worthless sin. What an uneven trade! But, that was God’s plan.  The love He has for us does not keep score and cannot be measured. We are loved unconditionally!

When we put our trust in Jesus, we are given his righteousness and reconciled with God.

Jesus died for us. Let’s live for Him!

 “Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, God making his appeal through us. We implore you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God. For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.” – 2 Corinthians 5:20-21

Jesus Christ is Crucified: Day 6 of Holy Week reading plan

LUKE 23 Jesus suffered the most horrific death; a death that was plotted by man. But He still had compassion for those putting Him to death and He prayed for their forgiveness. As we read today’s scripture, let’s try to understand what Jesus went through. Let’s try to understand what Jesus went through just for …

Jesus at the Last Supper: Day 5 of Holy Week reading plan

LUKE 22 In today’s scripture, Luke tells us about the chief priests and captains plotting to kill Jesus; the Last Supper; Jesus’ betrayal and Jesus’ arrest. As we read this chapter let’s consider how Jesus must have been feeling knowing he would be facing death the next day. Also,Jesus had told the disciples what was …

Jesus Foretells the Future: Day 4 of Holy Week Reading Plan

LUKE 21 During the last few days before His death, Jesus spent much of his time preaching and teaching. He did not leave His disciples and the people(and us) unaware of things to come. As we read today’s scripture, let’s ask ourselves these questions: What does it mean to be ready for Jesus’ return? Am …

Religious Leaders Question Jesus’ Authority: Day 3 Holy Week Reading Plan

LUKE 20 The chief religous leaders began challenging Jesus’ authority. However, their plan backfired as Jesus turned the questions on them. Jesus knew their hearts just like He knows our hearts. Therefore, Jesus knew what to say that would make the leaders realize He knew their true identities, which in turn confirmed His deity. As …

Jesus Cleanses the Temple: Day 2 of Holy Week Reading Plan

LUKE 19:45-48 MATTHEW 21:12-17 On this second day of Holy Week, our attention turns to the temple of Jerusalem. Remember, the city is over-flowing with people who have traveled far and wide for the annual Passover celebration and the Feast of the Unleavened Bread. The celebrations will last all week long. The scriptures for today …