The Unpayable Debt

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hands reaching out of jail cell

Years ago King Charles V was loaned a large sum of money by a merchant in Antwerp. The note came due, but the king was bankrupt and unable to pay. The merchant gave a great banquet for the King. When all the guests were seated and before the food was brought in, the merchant had a large platter placed on the table and a fire lighted on it. Then, taking the note out of his pocket, he held it in the flames until it was burned to ashes. The king threw his arms around his benefactor and wept. Just so, we have been mortgaged to God. The debt was due, but we were unable to pay. Two thousand years ago God invited the world to the Gospel feast, and in the agonies of the cross, God held your sins and mine until every last vestige of our guilt was consumed.

Prayer for the day

In gratitude I kneel before You, Lord Jesus Christ.

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28 Comments

  1. Benard mburu says:

    Am blessed by your message

  2. Gayry Schneiter says:

    I LOVE BILLY GRAHAM he is the best preacher in the whole world

    1. Andy says:

      Yes he is, he is the man of faith and God used him to preach to the whole world.

  3. Joe says:

    Thank you Jesus.

  4. Max says:

    What a wonderful God and Savior we have. Please help me when I become f1lled with self to be humbled in the thoughts of God showering us with blessings daily. Sending his precious Son Jesus so Consumed with love gave his life for me and has sent a Holy Comforter to guide and help me through my life here on Earth. Thank you Father.

  5. Gerry says:

    Every time , I contemplate the Love that God demonstrated at Calvary , I am overwhelmed with joy, beyond expression. How great is our God .

  6. Joyce paul says:

    Praise The LORD,my soul; All my inmost being, Praise HIS HOLY NAME! LOVE WAS WHEN GOD BECAME A MAN! Hallelujah!!! Amen.

  7. offor abraham says:

    thank You LORD for Calvary … I cant stop thanking.