Relentless Love

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Even though Easter’s over, the message of what Christ has done for us applies to and affects our daily lives! Check out this poem about our Savior’s work at the cross.

Relentless Love

The Son of God stood in man’s place,
Silently suffering human disgrace.
Falsely accused and condemned by self righteousness’ spite,
He was the One who would save us from sin’s merited plight.
The crown they presented the King consisted of thorns.
Wholly undeserved were the stripes which for our sake He bore.
Abused and tortured, nails pierced through
His hands and feet to make all things new,
For He esteemed nothing too great of a price
To rescue the perishing, to give them life.

The Son of God nailed to the tree –
God’s grace displayed for all to see.
Man’s sin weighed upon Him, yet they stood and scoffed
As He gave up His life for them there on that cross.
Criminals hung both left and right,
People taunting at the sight.
Despised and scorned, rejected, betrayed –
All part of the price He paid.
He bought back man at a high cost.
He gave His life to ransom the lost.

The Son of God knew the time had come
To lay down His life as a gift of love.
Darkness clouded over the sky.
“It is finished!” came the Savior’s cry.
He breathed His last, head bowed low.
The veil was torn so all would know
That there was nothing to stand between them and God any longer.
At the cross, His relentless love for us proved itself stronger
Than any sin we commit, than any wrong that we’ve done.
To save and redeem us, God sent His own Son.

Names of Jesus – Son of God

Names of Jesus - Son of God

One of the names of Jesus, our wonderful Savior, is the Son of God. Even before His birth, it was proclaimed that He would be called this (Luke 1:35). As the Son of God, He and the Father are one (John 10:30).

When Jesus was on this earth, He showed us the Father’s heart of love for us, and desire for us to enter into relationship with Him. In beholding Him, we behold our Heavenly Father (John 14:9), whose love for us was clearly demonstrated through Christ’s death at the cross (Romans 5:8).

Just as the loving daddy in the story of the prodigal son ran to and embraced his erring child with open arms when he returned home, symbolizing God’s glad reception of us when we turn to Him, Jesus welcomed all who came to Him, declaring that He came to call not the righteous, but sinners (Mark 2:17).

Just as God has removed our sins from us as far as the east is from the west (Psalm 103:12), offering forgiveness to each of us, Jesus extended forgiveness to a woman who had been living a sinful lifestyle (Luke 7:48), and to a man who was paralyzed, in addition to healing him (Matthew 9:2), declaring to the Pharisees that He had the authority on earth to forgive sins (Matthew 9:6).

As the Son of God, Jesus is the radiance of the glory of the Father, and of His nature, the exact representation (Hebrews 1:3). Fix your eyes upon Him (Hebrews 12:2), and in Him behold your Heavenly Father’s heart of love for you!

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