Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Who Is Worthy?

Matthew 11:28 "Come unto Me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden and I will give you rest."

MB 8  "All who have a sense of their deep soul poverty, who feel that they have nothing good in themselves, may find righteousness and strength by looking unto Jesus.  He says, 'Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy-laden.'  Matthew 11:28.  He bids you exchange your poverty for the riches of His grace.  We are not worthy of God's love, but Christ our surety, is worthy, and is abundantly able to save all who shall come unto Him.  Whatever may have been your past experience, however discouraging your present circumstances, if you will come to Jesus just as you are, weak, helpless, and despairing, our compassionate Saviour will meet you a great way off, and will throw about you His arms of love and His robe of righteousness.  He presents us to the Father clothed in white raiment of His own character.  He pleads before God in our behalf, saying; 'I have taken the sinner's place.  Look not upon this wayward child, but look on Me.  Does Satan plead loudly against our souls, accusing of sin, and claiming us as his prey, the blood of Christ pleads with greater power."

What a privilege we have in Jesus who goes to the Father in our place, pleading our cause before Him and telling Him that He has taken our place.  And He did take our place so that we could be saved eternally with Him.  What a Savior!!!  Grandma Joan

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