HIS CLEANSING BLOOD
“But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.”
1 John 1:7 KJV
We can take a bath every hour and use all the soap in the world but we would still be dirty inside. Only the cleansing blood of Jesus can take away the filth of sin in our heart. Pastor Robert Lowry wrote a beautiful and heart touching hymn about the atoning cleansing blood of our precious Saviour.
This hymn is one of my favorite hymns “Nothing but the Blood”. “Nothing can for sin atone, Nothing but the blood of Jesus; Naught of good that I have done, Nothing but the blood of Jesus.” We can’t work our way into Heaven or buy our way into Heaven although many people try to do it.
If we could work our way or buy our way into Heaven. Jesus wouldn’t have had to be beaten beyond recognition, cursed, mocked, betrayed and hung on a cross of torture for you and for me. Do you understand yet how much Jesus loves you? If you are reading this devotion, I mean you.
If you are going through a dark valley and feel like giving up and going to bed and staying there, Jesus understands. Allow Him to pick you up in His loving arms. He will carry you until the pain goes away and will set you once again on the mountain top of happiness. O how I love Jesus!
Heavenly Father, thank You for Jesus. I pray for every pastor who is preaching the good news of our risen Saviour. Please comfort them and encourage them and let them know how much You love and appreciate them. In Jesus’ Name, I pray. Amen.
Joanne LoweNovember 30, 2017