It’s early on a Monday morning. As I was reviewing my blog, I came across an unpublished one that I started writing over a year ago. To start off this spring day, I decided to finish it and share it with all of you. As the birds are happily chirping outside my window bright and early, I am reminded of the song God puts in our hearts when we experience His grace.
The book of Second Corinthians Chapter 12, verse 9 says, “My grace is sufficient for thee for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly, therefore, will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.” This verse speaks so much into a life…
As I was driving along on a Sunday afternoon, my ipod was on shuffle, and suddenly one of my favorite songs came on. Being that it’s one of my favorites, I have listened to it hundreds of times. However, for some reason today, this one phrase spoke to me, “Your grace, it covers me. Your love, it covers me. Oh God, you cover me.” Yes, I was singing along at the top of my lungs and all of a sudden got choked up. Tears started streaming down my face as I began to think about the beauty of the grace of God.
So many times, we take it for granted. We tell ourselves, “Oh it’s ok if we choose to make this one little mistake…God’s grace will cover me. I’ll just ask for forgiveness when I’m done. Let’s face it…sin is fun. It makes us feel good….in the moment, that is. The world has made it look so attractive. At every turn, we are bombarded with lures and enticements of the “lust of the eye, the lust of the flesh, and the pride of life.”
But God called us to be IN this world, not OF it.
We are all guilty of taking advantage of the grace that the Lord has afforded us. But we, as Christians have a duty….to share God’s love and His grace with those who feel like they have no hope. My prayer is that the hope of glory wraps you tight on this gorgeous day!
Now I think I’ll hit the snooze button