Luke 23: 32-34 “Two other men, both criminals, were also led out with him to be executed. 33 When they came to the place called the Skull, they crucified him there, along with the criminals—one on his right, the other on his left. 34 Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.” And they divided up his clothes by casting lots.”
Do you remember where you laid your life down?
We get our word ‘excruciating’ from the Latin word for torture from the crucifixion.
‘They crucified him there.’
There is pain today. Incredible pain.
The joy comes in the morning. Incredible joy.
It looked like they killed Jesus. It looked like a terrible defeat.
We know that’s not the truth.
Today I conduct the funeral for one of my Pastors. A young man, vibrant, full of potential.
It looks like his life has been taken from him. It looks like the disease has got the victory.
That’s not the truth.
What happened was the Author of Life called him home.
Simon Whitley surrendered his will to the Lord Jesus Christ.
Well done good and faithful servant.