The day after Jesus’s death and before his resurrection was certainly among the darkest in the lives of the disciples.
“How can we expect righteousness to prevail when there is hardly anyone willing to give himself up individually to a righteous cause?”
It is not enough to simply say we love one another. There must also be actions that accompany these pronouncements.
Jesus was a willing participant in his own death, knowing the end result would far outstrip his present suffering.
Many of us have felt the pain of Isaiah’s lament: “I have spent my strength for nothing and to no purpose.”
Yesterday, Palm Sunday, marks the day roughly 2,000 years ago when Jesus rode into Jerusalem to an adoring crowd.
Take time this Palm Sunday to meditate on today’s passage from Psalm 118.
This was the redemptive plan of God to reconcile his creation to himself. This is the plan of God for your life and mine.
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