Originally blogged October 4, 2019.
My Musings – “But Christ has indeed been raised from the dead, the first fruits of those who have fallen asleep.” (1 Corinthians 15:20, NIV 1984). What if there was no “but?”
Our Faith Is Futile – Incapable of producing any useful result; pointless.
We Are Lost – Beyond recovery or redemption.
We Are Hopeless – Having no hope or chance of changing or improving.
We Are To Be Pitied – To feel sadness or sympathy for someone’s unhappiness or bad situation.
The all-seeing eye of God beheld our deplorable state; infinite pity touched the heart of the Father of mercies; and infinite wisdom laid the plan of our recovery. – David Brainerd.
We are not to be pitied, because God took pity on us. The death of His Son on the cross gave us a chance at improving our hopeless situation. He recovered the unrecoverable. He redeemed…
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