The freedom of Christ, however, is rooted in the work accomplished by Christ on the cross, that is, freeing us from the shackles of our sin forever.
Life is full of these drumroll moments. God is conducting the drums in our lives to play faster and louder as he draws us nearer to a climactic moment in our lives. In these times of testing, or of uncertainty, God is preparing us for our next mission and strengthening us to walk faithfully with Him.
It cannot be a mistake that blood was spilled when Jesus died, or that he bore the scars even in His resurrected, perfected body.
In the section of Proverbs that we read for today, the Lord calls us to listen and act on His invitation to come to His table. This invitation comes in many forms.
Christ did not remain in the tomb, but rose and lives.
Praise God for everything he's done and continues to to for us.