Jesus Never Hides
With Easter Sunday's new dawn, the only bright eternal dawn arrived.
Darkness is an impermanent state when Jesus is alive, and lives within us.
Heaven's Son rose that first Easter morn.
If Good Friday was satan shadowing Jesus - standing over Him; Easter day is Jesus standing above a forever fallen and most surprised satan.
Lost loved ones cannot pass unnoticed, or be lost from memory.
The searing pain of separation sings out for satisfaction.
The angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus who was crucified. He is not here; He has risen, just as He said. Come and see the place where He lay. Then go quickly and tell His disciples: ‘He has risen from the dead and is going ahead of you into Galilee. There you will see Him.' Now I have told you." (Matthew 28:5-7)
In their search for Jesus the two Marys were led to a supernatural appointment. An angel poured out heart filling encouragement.
The search for Jesus will always be ‘littered' with His previous accomplishments. Jesus lays a trail because this Jesus wants to be found.
There is to be no fear in the search for Jesus. When Jesus is sincerely sought Heaven will always help.
Mary and Mary were invited to see where He had lain, guided with clear instruction. They would find Jesus.
It is a search not to be delayed.
It is treasure trail to invite others upon as well.
Even the angel wanted Jesus found!
Jesus is never hiding.
Knowing he was close to death and looking too for dawn, ex Beatle George Harrison observed ... “Everything in life can wait, but the search for God cannot".
In finding Jesus, both Marys enjoyed a second dawn that day for:
the victim of Calvary is now about, loose and large. ~ J. I. Packer
Today's Soul Snippet:
"I am no more worthy to be forgiven than Jesus was to die."
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