Even the people that do you wrong? To be honest, I don’t think I would have the courage to die for a stranger or even for the good of mankind. But today, we remember that someone did. Can you imagine dying for someone that talked crap about you behind your back? Someone that isn’t even born yet? Even more, can you imaging dying for an alcoholic, a drug addict, a robber, a murderer? Can you? I can’t. But Jesus did.
He died for people that He would never meet on this Earth.
He died for people that did you wrong.
He died for the forgiveness of the sins hat we committed.
He died for all the sins that we will commit.
He died for us.
Every Good Friday for the past 3 years I can’t help but stop and think about what happened today over 2000 years ago. I used to take today for granted. I can’t help but think about how things could have been different if Jesus just defended Himself or found a way around dying. But that wasn’t God’s plan for His Son. Can we pause to think about that too for a moment?!
Today, Christ died for us so that he could rise again in 3 days. On Easter, we celebrate the reason why we all believe in Jesus Christ. In my opinion, it’s the most important day in a Christian’s life. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves. It’s only Friday. Today let’s remember the ultimate sacrifice that Jesus had to pay so that we can believe what we believe.