Thursday, November 5, 2009

Twelve Legions of Angels

Who can teach us more about the perfect will of God the Father, concerning our lives, than His own Son, Jesus Christ?  Philippians 2:8 says, "And being found in fashion as a man, He humbled Himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross."  Even the death of the cross?  Do we, these frail specks of dust that we are, comprehend the death of the cross?  Jesus, in His submission to the Heavenly Father endured an astonishing, agonizingly cruel death for the sins of mankind to accomplish the perfect will of the Father.  He died on the cross to take on the sins of all mankind, providing us with redemption through the shedding of His precious blood, thus doing the perfect will of the Father.  But, Jesus, being joint heirs with the Father, asked Peter in Matthew 26:53 "thinkest thou that I cannot now pray to my Father, and He shall presently give Me more than twelve legions of angels?"  He could have called down all of Heaven to stop His death on the cross.  But He did not.  He had come to do the will of the Father.  That He did in absolute submission.  Will you acknowledge your sin and accept Jesus Christ as your personal Saviour and as He did, seek for your life, the perfect will of the Heavenly Father?  Orginally written in July of 2003 by denise.  Until We Meet Again...

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