The 2nd Chance Key
During the 7th Century BC, legislator Draco was first to bring written laws to ancient Greece. His rigid codes were unduly harsh. Death was a penalty for even minor offences.
Were you raised under a Draconian rule?
Did you repeatedly hear this graceless refrain: you make your bed, you lie upon it?
Maybe your bed was in fact another source of angst as you grew up, because you never made it. OR the activity under your bed invited more distress. You were berated to clean your floor, but this cleanliness was dutifully achieved by sliding all under your mattress.
Was grace as rare in your home as your bedroom was ever clean?
Were hands raised as high as voices to you?
Was anger the acid upon relationships, and resentment the multiplier of ill-will?
Were second chances as impossible as a loving gaze?
Well there is good news for those with messy beds and untidy floors - Jesus doesn't care, 'cos He owns the key to second chances.
Jesus neither raises His voice, His arms nor glares at you.
Jesus delights in gently making-up mess-ups, not magnifying them.
When they had finished eating, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon son of John, do you love me more than these?” “Yes, Lord,” he said, “you know that I love you.” Jesus said, “Feed my lambs.” (Jn 21:15)
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"Babylon disarms disciples and dismantles obedience to God."
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