Christ Died For Us! - Romans 5:8

"But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: “While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” - Romans 5:8

As professed followers of Christ, if these words stated by Apostle Paul no longer shakes and stirs us to the core every time we hear them, I believe we have become cold, or lukewarm.  This is the foundation of our faith in Jesus Christ.  An old hymnal helps describe this love so amazing, so divine:

“But drops of grief can ne’er repay

The debt of love I owe;

Here Lord, I give myself away:

’Tis all that I can do.”

Our faith in Jesus Christ:

  1. Saves us from God’s wrath.
  2. Justifies and reconciles us to God through the death of his Son (though we were once God’s enemies)
  3. Makes peace (made whole) with God once again
  4. Gains us access to God’s grace, His covenant love
  5. Moves us to glory in our sufferings

May The Sycomore never grow cold, never become passive, and never find ordinary - this great salvation!