Today is the wrongly named Good Friday. Today, our Lord breathed His last. Today, He suffered the penalty for the sins of the world; for my sins, for your sins. For all of us. Today, the world was reconciled to God through the suffering and death of our sweet Jesus.
Sometimes we get in such a hurry to get to Easter and empty grave that we do not stop and ponder. We do not stop and marvel. We do not stop and bow our heads.
We do not stop and cry at the fact that the babe born at Bethlehem today suffered not for His own mistakes, or His own misdeeds, but for our stuff. Our sin. Our rebellion. Our turning from God.
As we said last night in 2 Corinthians 5:21:
For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.
Today, darkness falls. Today, the devil has his moment in the sun. Today, evil has it’s moment. Today, the entire creation cries out.
Today was a bad day. And we need to remember that.
But there’s one more thing we need to remember.
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