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Passed Over

“On that day there shall be a fountain opened for the house of David and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, to cleanse them from sin and uncleanness.” Zechariah 13:1

“On this day in Jerusalem a fountain has been opened for Jew and Gentile alike. It flows and flows, on and on, from his pierced side and covers over all our sin. It covers our religious sin. It covers our religious sin. It covers our irreligious sin. In one stroke, the Father has opened this fountain and with it he washes away all our sin and uncleanness. Our souls are cleansed by this water, atoned for by this blood. He opens a fountain that will never run dry; this well is sufficient for us all. We have pierced him. He has taken that blood and water and made us his own.”

“Dear friend, the day you are facing may seem like any other day: uneventful, business as usual, nothing to celebrate. But ask yourself, what makes this day different from any other day? Then look on him whom we have pierced and remember, there is a fountain opened to cleanse you from all your sin and uncleanness. “For Christ, our Passover lamb, has been sacrificed. Let us therefore celebrate” (1. Cor. 5:7-8). Yes, let us celebrate Christ, our Passover Lamb today.”

Lenten devotion form Comforts from the Cross by Elyse Fitzpatrick. Day 28.

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