But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.
As we step into the holy week, meditate on God’s unconditional love towards you and me. Christ died for us. He took our place.
Christ took the judgment for our sin on Himself on the cross. He suffered and died in our place. He died for us before we would ever done anything to deserve that love.
Is it any wonder that at the death of Jesus Christ on the cross, the sun darkened, the earth quaked, and rocks split? Even the centurion, and those under his command who were guarding Jesus, remarked: “Truly, this was the Son of God!”(Matt 27:54)
God proved His abundant love for us, while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.
God loves you more than you will ever know.
11 My son, do not despise the Lord’s discipline, and do not resent his rebuke, 12 because the Lord disciplines those he loves, as a father the son he delights in.
Discipline is the evidence of Lord’s love. God loves us too much for us to walk on the wrong path and get into trouble. He protects us by disciplining us.
A father who loves his son will surely point out wrongdoing and keep him away from destructive consequences. His discipline will guide his son in the paths of righteousness so he will become a man of character who honors the Lord.
Hebrews 12:6 says, because the Lord disciplines the one he loves, and he chastens everyone he accepts as his son.”
So listen to the Father in heaven and be obedient to Him and walk in path of righteousness and know that He knows your needs and He will take care as promised.
God disciplines those He loves.