I read the news today…

Posted: August 26, 2013 in Uncategorized
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-and sobbed over the state of the world. Young people with seemingly everything going their way committing suicide, a jogger randomly shot because some young men were bored, a man freakishly dying while on vacation with his family and an 88 year old veteran beaten to death. And that’s not even a drop in the bucket. There is so much tragedy and so much pain, it’s overwhelming.

What can we possibly do? Is there an answer? I know there is and I know it isn’t christianity. The answer is Jesus pure and simple. Not the jesus you believe in, not the jesus you control by doing this or that according to the rules. The answer is the Jesus that you know for real, personally, intimately, the Jesus that lives in you, The Jesus that the hurting world is desperate to know, The One that truly is the only answer for their/our pain.

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Comments
  1. We all need Jesus more than ever, I agree with what you’ve written here. He really is the only hope, the only way.

  2. This is a true statement, “the answer is Jesus pure and simple”. Thank you for the this constant reminder we need everyday.

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