It’s easy to see why we need someone to rescue us from the ugliness which has invaded the world.  Identity theft has run amok – human slavery still exists as children are sold into prostitution – morality is at an all time low –  everything except the One True God is worshipped – the criminals are now heroes and the heroes are crooks.  Lives are spent fighting ongoing wars – lives are cut short before they have a chance to breathe, because they might prove an inconvenience – aging lives are shortened for the same reason.  How is it possible to survive where it seems there is no peace – no love – no hope?

We need a Savior not because we deserve it, but because we have turned so far away from what God wants and expects from us.  Our lives are increasingly being covered with scum and depravity – hunger and homelessness in a land of plenty.   It didn’t just happen over night.  It has insidiously maneuvered its way into our lifestyle, our civilization, our homes, even our churches.

We could give up.  We could let the world devour us, but God’s Word tells us that the wages of sin is death – a death of eternal pain and suffering.  We don’t have the means to buy our way out.  There is no amount of human knowledge, wisdom or strength to cover the cost.  The only way for us to escape is through our Savior, Jesus, Christ.

Is there hope in this disgusting, sinful world?  No!  It comes as a free gift from God when His own flesh and blood died to set us free – to pay the ransom  we could never pay – and conquer death to show us that we would receive eternal life through Him – eternal life in paradise.

He came once as a lowly baby in an animal stall.  His mother laid Him in a manger.  Our Savior will return again to take us to heaven. When He returns, it will be in great majesty as our King of Kings.  Come quickly, Lord, Jesus!


About atimetoshare.me

As I reach the end of my years, I find I have a lot of good information stored up in this old decrepit mind of mine. If I don't write it all down, it may vanish and no one will have the advantage of my thoughts. This is why this blog exists. I love the Lord, Jesus with all my heart and soul. I know I'm undeserving of all He's done for me, but I also know that His love is beyond my comprehension. I've always wanted to write. I never kept diaries, but tucked my thoughts in my head for future reference. I use them now in creating stories, plays, poetry and my blog. I continue to learn every day. I believe the compilation of our time spent with God will have huge affect on the way we live. I know I'm a sinner and I need a Savior. I have One through Jesus, Christ. My book, "Stages - a memoir," is about the seven stages of life from the perspective of a woman. It addresses all the things girls and women go through in life as they travel it with Jesus, and it is available on Amazon.com.
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2 Responses to HOPE LIES IN A MANGER

  1. Yes… I’m grateful for His first coming… I look so forward to His second coming! Merry Christmas, Kathy (and Paul, too)!

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