My Tribute to Christ"You are bought with at a price.."My Tribute to Christ by ~Dragon-Freckles
But at what price? What is the cost of a life?
Many people disregard Christ's achievement on cavalry. They misinterpret his quote from Psalms 22, claiming the Father forsook the Son, when it's simply not the case.
My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me? why art thou so far from helping me, and from the words of my roaring?
2 O my God, I cry in the day time, but thou hearest not; and in the night season, and am not silent.
3 But thou art holy, O thou that inhabitest the praises of Israel.
4 Our fathers trusted in thee: they trusted, and thou didst deliver them.
5 They cried unto thee, and were delivered: they trusted in thee, and were not confounded.
6 But I am a worm, and no man; a reproach of men, and despised of the people.
7 All they that see me laugh me to scorn: they shoot out the lip, they shake the head, saying,
8 He trusted on the Lord that he would deliver him: let him deliver him, seeing he delighted in him.
9 But thou art he that took me
I am not 'normal'I am not 'normal' by ~Prayselove
I would hardly consider it 'normal' to be a follower of Christ.
People don't chase after God's heart as much anymore. Here we are in a vast desert of life, with a never ending well in front of us, and most are content to drink sand instead. It is a free gift offered to everyone, and the only thing you have to do is give your heart to Him, to love the One who loved you first. It's a steady process, no one is perfect overnight, but if you go after Him, He will not turn you down. It doesn't matter your race, gender, culture, sexuality, age, He offers it to every man and woman and child.
However, if you do start to walk with Him, do not expect to go unchanged. A transformed heart is a true sign of God's work in your life. It's not an easy walk, but it is real and God's love is so amazingly beautiful. He never leaves, never stops loving, forgives freely, and always listens. Your feelings or emotions, and your situations do not govern whether or not He is there. When you cry, He does not sco