Morning by Morning, April 17 - Forever "Amazed" at the Victory of the Cross and the Power of the Resurrection
Good morning, Lord Jesus. I'm ready for my journey with You today -- Father, Son, and Holy Spirit of God. ...
"But Peter got up and ran to the tomb; stooping and looking in, he aw the linen cloths by themselves; then he went home amazed at what had happened" (Luke 24:12).
Lord, let the wonder of Your resurrection continue to amaze me. Let me never take it for granted and let it never become routine. You conquered the grave! (Matthew 28:6) You defeated hell! (1 Peter 3:18-20) You have triumphed over the hordes of hell and the hosts of evil "to destroy the works of the devil!" (1 John 3:8). You have "rescued us from the power of darkness and transferred us into the kingdom of (God's) beloved Son, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins!" (Colossians 1:10) Through the victory of Your cross and the power of Your resurrection "Death has been swallowed up in victory!" (1 Corinthians 15:54)
And now the same power that raised You from the dead lives in us (Romans 8:11). "When (we) were buried with (You) in baptism, (we) were also raised with (You) through faith in the power of God, who raised (You) from the dead. And when we were dead in trespasses and the uncircumcision of (our) flesh, God made (us) alive together with (You), when He forgave us all our trespasses, erasing the record that stood against us with its legal demands. He set this aside, nailing it to the cross. (You) disarmed the rulers and authorities and made a public example of them, triumphing over them in it" (Colossians 2:12-15).
I stand amazed in Your presence. And may I be forever amazed at the power of Your glory and the eternal impact of Your resurrection. In Jesus' name I pray. Amen.
Be encouraged today! In the Love of Jesus, Tommy Hays
I pray you will be forever amazed at the victory of the cross and the power of the resurrection and forever changed by it's eternal impact on your life and through your life into your world every day, in Jesus' name! Please pray the same for me. God bless you, my friend!