Hands Held Out

The Brew Is A Musing

“All day long I have held out my hands to an obstinate people, who walk in ways not good, pursuing their own imaginations—a people who continually provoke me to my very face.” (Isaiah 65:2–3, NIV 1984). 

“When they came to the place called the Skull, there they crucified him, along with the criminals—one on his right, the other on his left. Jesus said, ‘Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.’ ” (Luke 23:33–34, NIV 1984).

My Musings – We are still “an obstinate people…pursuing [our] own imagination.”  He held out His hands and we nailed them to a tree.  And as He hung there dying, with the crowd continuing to “provoke [Him] to [His] very face” He asked His Father to forgive them.  “We all like sheep have gone astray.”  We all, through our own sinful lives, cried out with the crowd, “crucify Him!”  We…

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Author: thebrewisamusing

I was raised in a Christian family and my earliest childhood memories include regular Sunday school and Church attendance as a family. I was taught that our Judeo-Christian values were not just a part of our Sunday routine they should be part of our character and influence all aspects of our lives. I was also taught that as important as these values were they could not save us. We must also be “born again” by accepting Christ.

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