By Therese Warrick
The other night I tuned in with great expectation to listen to Evangelist Billy Graham's My Hope For America message. His 30 minute message was titled, "The Cross".
Evangelist Billy Graham spoke clearly that our country is in great need of spiritual awakening. When he said that, I knew that GOD had an urgent message for HIS people through Evangelist Graham.
Evangelist Graham declared boldly that we use "the cross" lightly. He warned that the cross is not the cross that hangs on our walls in our homes, and it is not that pendant that hangs around the necks of rock stars. The Cross is that old rugged Cross that directly confronts the evil which dominates this world. He further declared that The Cross is an offense to people because it demands, doesn't suggest, but it demands a new lifestyle in all of us.
2 Corinthians 5:17 declares, " Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come:The old has gone, the new is here!" (NIV)
Friends, my testimony and that of Lecrae Moore, Christian artist, is that we couldn't live the life so Jesus lived it for us and Jesus died the death that we should have died. Evangelist Graham reminded us that the blood of Jesus Christ which HE shed for us is that meeting place between God and man. I thank God for the new! I thank God for the renewal of my mind and of my body and of my soul. Hallelujah.
I Thank God for the redeeming blood of Jesus Christ. Jesus took my shame and your shame when they nailed him to that old rugged cross. Hallelujah to the name of Jesus. HE is worthy of our praise. We are not dead, Christ is not dead. Time for that spiritual awakening. Our God is NOT dead, HE is alive and HIS blood still works! Someone has to know and believe that God so loved the world that HE gave HIS only begotten SON that whosoever believeth in HIM shall not perish but have everlasting life. Amen.
Wake up my friends, Christ is coming back! BE PREPARED.
Therese From Belize