For one will scarcely die for a righteous person—though perhaps for a good person one would dare even to die— but God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. (Romans 5:7, 8 ESV)
As I think of this verse it’s truth resounds in my head. Christ died for me even when no one would give two cents for me! He understood the concept of ride o’ die way before it was popular. Today is not a day of mourning but a day of rejoicing!
His death brought me freedom and hope.
If you’ve thought “I’m not good enough”, “I’ve messed up too much”, “my life is too full of sin”, the Bible says “for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, and all are justified freely by his grace through the redemption that came by Christ Jesus. (Romans 3:23, 24 NIV)”
That means YOU, you have been justified, you were died for, you were loved by the creator! Jesus took the payment that was meant for us and spared us from death. In other words we did the crime and he paid the time.
Today I invite you to meditate on these truths.
1. You were died for
2. You are loved
3. There is an invitation for relationship with Jesus
And if you need to hear it again from someone else watch this video: the Death of YOLO