Easter weekend is fast approaching, and as we make plans for the weekend, I consider the events behind the holiday.
For us it is not about bunnies and eggs and chocolate; albeit, I don’t mind indulging just a little. It is about a love so amazing, so self-sacrificing, that its depths cannot be fully comprehended. About a King who left His throne, humbled Himself to be as His creation, gave Himself willingly to be crucified as payment for the sins of a people who did not love Him, was forsaken by His Father, was buried but conquered the grave and rose up to live again, now seated at the right hand of the Father. A living Saviour. Wow. As I write this, I marvel at this love, praising Him for all He is and all He has done.
The newer hymn, “How Deep the Father’s Love for Us”, is such a beautiful picture of this love…
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