He Died for Us

By   •   April 23   •   Topics: ,

hands reaching for cross

As we stand at the cross of Christ we see a glorious exhibition of God’s love. Paul wrote to the Christians in Rome, “While we were powerless to help ourselves . . . Christ died for sinful men.” In human experience, it is a rare thing for one man to give his life for another, even if the latter be a good man, though there have been a few who have had the courage to do it. Yet the proof of God’s amazing love is this: that it was “while we were sinners Christ died for us.”

A beautiful young society leader came to visit my wife and me. She had been converted to Christ in one of our Crusades, and she was absolutely radiant in her transformation. Already she had learned scores of Scripture verses by heart and was so full of Christ that we sat for two hours listening to her give her moving testimony. Over and over she said, “I cannot understand how God could forgive me. I have been such a wicked sinner. I just cannot understand the love of God.”

Prayer for the day

It is beyond comprehension the love that took You to the cross for me. Humbly I praise and thank You, my Savior and my Lord.

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  1. offor abraham says:

    precious redeemer, thank You for loving and giving your life for a retch like me..thank You Lord.

  2. Joyce paul says:

    Dear Lord,Thank YOU for Redeeming us n giving us New Life. Help us to Live as children of The Light. Love for GOD will cause us to Live for GOD! GOD BLESS US ALL ! Amen.

  3. Adepeju Robert James says:

    Thanks for your incredible love you so to me Lord Jesus Christ for die for me the chife of sinner on the cross of Calvary.

  4. Max says:

    It is so hard for the human mind to understand God’s ability to forgive. If we sin against our fellow man we expect him to be upset and not like us. When we sin against God he hates the sin but still loves us and when we repent of the sin God forgets it because his dear son gave his life to cover our sins with his blood. Thank you Jesus for loving me an unworthy sinner.

  5. Katakyie Kesse - Tachi says:

    He died that I might live.
    Thank You Lord Jesus!

  6. Gerry says:

    Who can fully comprehend a Love that deep and intense? How great is his Love , that God willingly sends his Holy , Sinless , Son , to die a horrid death , to redeem us . Not just a man , but the King of all Kings. That is truly incredible.

  7. King B. Johnson says:

    🙂 #GraceLove

  8. Rose says:

    Chief of sinners though I be, Jesus shed His blood for me; Died that I might live on high, Died that I might never die; As the branch is to the vine, I am His, and He is mine. Such a a love makes us start singing and praising God.. To God be the glory…God Bless

  9. Gary May says:

    Lord thank you for taking my place on the cross, I Iove you Lord and thank you for forgiving my sins.
    Even when I sin daily.

  10. Nina says:

    Thank you for loving me when I am unlovable.
    Your love stretches past my sin. I cannot comprehend this grace.
    I know the trouble I can be. Yet your blood covers me.