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This is a beautiful song entitled ‘Calvary’ written by Reuben Morgan and Jonas Myrin for Hillsong Live released as an Easter Single on by Hillsong Music Australia. Here is some part of the lyrics:
Are you searching for peace? Are you longing for it? You thought you would find it if you made a lot of money, but you didn’t find it. You thought you would find it in getting and accumulating a lot of knowledge, so you got all the degrees you could, but you didn’t find it, this peace.
In today’s life, we are challenged in so many storms of life. Small or big, these turmoils shakes us and wants to break us physically, emotionally and spiritually. No wonder that we read on the newspapers, on the internet, and social sites about broken families, broken relationships
“When a debt had to be settled,” says Dr. A. J. Gordon, “either by full payment or forgiveness, it was the usage for the creditor to take the cancelled bond and nail it over the door of him who had owed it, that all passers-by might see that it was paid.
Have you had a personal revelation that God is able? Sometimes we struggle with our present situations and circumstances that we forget to turn to God. Our heart and mind is at a level where we doubt.
How do we press on to God? Hannah poured out her soul before God. She petitioned God consistently and persistently and got the attention of God. Out of her brokenness, she cried out to God. A Sacrifice that was pleasing before the eyes of the Lord.
The moment you came to faith in Jesus Christ, God forgave your sins. He freed you from guilt, from condemnation and from hell, “There is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus” (Romans 8:1). That is the beginning of your salvation, but it is certainly not the end.
“Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18
“When Jesus said, “You must be born again” (John 3), He didn’t say …
Love and Joy Perfected
“As the Father loved Me, I also have loved you; abide in My love. If you keep My commandments, you will abide in My love, just as I have kept My Father’s commandments and abide in His love. “These things I have spoken to you, that My joy may remain in you, and that your joy may be full. This is My commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends.
John records, ‘A woman of Samaria came to draw water.’ After five failed marriages her trust levels are demolished and her self-worth is zero, so she approaches Jesus cautiously. Brick by brick He takes down the wall she’s hiding behind. When He gets through, she leaves transformed.