Here is my servant whom I uphold,
my chosen one with whom I am pleased…
A bruised reed he shall not break,
and a smoldering wick he shall not quench,
Until he establishes justice on the earth;
the coastlands will wait for his teaching. – Isaiah 42: 1 – 4
Today is Monday of Holy Week, and as we move into this solemn week when we commemorate fully our Lord’s saving work through His passion and death, we begin to reflect even more deeply on the message of Jesus.
Why did He come into this world?
Does it make any difference whatsoever?
If yes, how does this difference apply to our lives?
It’s as St Paul said, if Christ had not been raised from the dead, then we (as Christians) are to be the most pitied of all people (1 Corinthians 15: 16 – 19)
In today’s reading we see the message of Christ is clear, to act as God’s chosen servant, Who through His message, brings hope to the people.
In the fulfilment of His mission through His Resurrection, Christ has brought the utmost hope to the human race. The hope of eternal life.
On earth, people go to great strides to live longer, and people even freeze their bodies, so that they can come back to life at another time…!
If only we could preach boldly to these people the message of Easter, that their hope for Eternal Life is now available to them in Christ Jesus, the Saviour!
The message of Easter is now!
Jesus Christ is God’s power to save, and He alone is the Power of our Resurrection from the dead!
So, as we rejoice in the saving work of the Cross of Jesus and the Easter message, that we would soon celebrate, let us ask the Lord to open our eyes to see those who still haven’t heard or fully understood His message.
May He give us the grace to reach out in love and bring more souls into His Father’s Kingdom.
Lord Jesus as we set out today for the work ahead of us, open our hearts and eyes to see opportunities to preach Your Good News.
Give us the boldness to do so with joy and gladness, so that the Power of Your Spirit dwelling within us, will win souls for Your Kingdom.
Thank You Jesus, for Your loving kindness.
Always & Forever,
To The Lamb.
With all my love.