Just a sheep . . .

I read somewhere that “the Son of God would rather die for us than live without us.”  Amazingly, we trust our family, our friends, our own judgement, our “cyber” friends whom we’ve never met, even strangers on the street and yet do we trust God?  We strive to, but we fall short.  Yet, He is perfect.  He loves us.  We do nothing to deserve this love.  He is with us always.  There is no greater love.  Yet, our faith and trust of Him falls short. 

In this time of Lent as we are reminded of His death on a cross to save us, let’s invite Him more fully into our lives and hearts.  When folks speak of “giving up” things for Lent, I tend to think we could truly benefit more by “giving” instead.  Rededicating our lives to Christ – giving ourselves and our lives TOTALLY to Him – I can think of no greater gift we can give to OURSELVES.  The Good Shepherd who takes such perfect care of His sheep and indeed would and DID lay down His life so that we, His sheep, could live eternally with Him!  There is no greater love!

2 Responses to Just a sheep . . .

  1. jstair says:

    It is so true that we trust humans more than our Creator! It doesn’t make sense really, except for human/sinful nature and Satan trying to get us off track. And thanks for commenting on my post!

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    • True, Satan is always working hardest when we are focused on our personal relationship with the Lord and trying to increase our faith and trust. Thanks for your comment and I loved your post! Can so totally relate!

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