Devotionals Daily: A Year with Jesus – November 28

Devotionals Daily: A Year with Jesus

This is Love

By Max Lucado

He was a God Man

Jesus was not a godlike man, nor a manlike God.

He was God-man.

Midwifed by a carpenter.

Bathed by a peasant girl.

The maker of the world with a bellybutton.

The author of the Torah being taught the Torah.

Heaven's human. And because he was, we are left with scratch-your-head, double-blink,

what's-wrong-with-this-picture? moments like these:

Bordeaux instead of H2O.

A cripple sponsoring the town dance.

A sack lunch satisfying five thousand tummies.

And, most of all, a grave: guarded by soldiers, sealed by a rock, yet vacated by a three-days-dead man.

What do we do with such moments?

What do we do with such a person?

We applaud men for doing good things. We enshrine God for doing great things. But when a man does God things? One thing is certain, we can't ignore him.

© 2009 Max Lucado

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