Remind Me

“In a similar way, I’m reminding you today: celebrate Jesus. Although it might seem absurd to tell Christians that we need to remember him, it’s my conviction that none of us thinks nearly enough about him and what he’s done. We don’t consider how the gospel – the good news about him – is meant to affect every facet of our day-to-day life…”

“…Plainly stated, let me encourage you to proclaim the gospel to yourself today and every day. Our poor burdened hearts are in such need of a gospel celebration. When you fail today, you need the comfort of this proclamation: he died for that very sin. Tell yourself about his death. When you feel overwhelmed by your responsibilities, remember that he is ruling sovereignly over every facet of your life, and soon he will return to right every wrong and relieve you of your trouble. When you wonder if your life will ever change, he wants you to remember that he is coming back and that this life as it is won’t last forever. Make a proclamation! Celebrate! “I’m forgiven; he’s paid the penalty for all my sin; he’s my husband, and soon he’ll return to take me to our heavenly home!”

– Elyse Fitzpatrick, Comforts From The Cross

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