Saturday, May 5, 2012

The Gift

There are those special days we know they are waiting for us - gifts chosen and given with love and care.

There are moments that take us by surprise, when grace holds out the unexpected, undeserved gift, and it takes our breath away.

Romans 5:15-17 Yet the rescuing gift is not exactly parallel to the death-dealing sin. If one man's sin put crowds of people at the dead-end abyss of separation from God, just think what God's gift poured through one man, Jesus Christ, will do! There's no comparison between that death-dealing sin and this generous, life-giving gift. The verdict on that one sin was the death sentence; the verdict on the many sins that followed was this wonderful life sentence. If death got the upper hand through one man's wrongdoing, can you imagine the breathtaking recovery life makes, sovereign life, in those who grasp with both hands this wildly extravagant life-gift, this grand setting-everything-right, that the one man Jesus Christ 

 Joining my sweet friends Sandy      

and Deidra:

 Blessings, Linda