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Daily Devotions with Heartlight

Saturday, March 31, 2012

March 31

Isaiah 53:5-6

He was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was upon him, and by his wounds we are healed. We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to his own way; and the Lord has laid on him the iniquity of us all.

Thoughts on today's verse

I don't know how Jesus could stand up under its weight. He had my sin, your sin, our sin, placed upon him so we would not have to bear the consequences of it. But in that sacrifice, as horrible as it was, we find ourselves healed, cured of the most awful disease a sin-sick soul. In its place, he has left us a transforming peace.

Prayer:

God of peace, fill my soul with the wonder of your grace. Let me not forget the cost of your love. Stir in me the constant and abiding memory of your redemptive grace. Thank you. In Jesus' name I pray. Amen.

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  • RELISA4HEALTH
    emoticon Jesus for the cross. emoticon Your love has changed my life.
    May this Easter Holiday be a blessed time for you and your family.
    Relisa
    2808 days ago
  • ADJQUILTER
    "Let me not forget the cost of your love."
    Amen!
    2810 days ago
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