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- The Veil and Stone
- Your life Is NOT about you!
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Happy Resurrection Season! It’s such a season of hope and newness, all because of the resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ!
The veil and the stone have much in common, and you may have heard details of each in the Gospel accounts.
On Good Friday, when our Lord was crucified, and at the very moment His flesh died, the veil in the temple was torn from top to bottom. (Matthew 27:51-52) As we know, this wasn't so God could get out, (Psalm 24:1 says, The earth is the Lord's), but the veil was torn so that we could get IN to the temple, into His presence. Hebrews 10:19-23 says we now have boldness to enter the Holy Place through the blood of Jesus. We now enter through the veil, which is His flesh.
Likewise in Matthew 28:2, .........
We live in a very self-centered, me-first society. Even advertisers work hard to sell products that get people to focus on themselves. I reference this “I-me” syndrome in my book, Waves of Worship. While our modern culture pushes self, in the Bible, Jesus teaches us to put others before ourselves.
In Matthew 6:25, Jesus said don't even think about your life, what you're going to eat, or drink or wear. I’ve been telling people over the last few years, that, your life is NOT about you. Not everyone wants to hear it, but every one NEEDS to hear it.
Our lives are about others, your life is about others. Now I'm talking to Christ-followers. The world doesn't know this, but the ones who read the...