Thursday, April 10, 2014

He's Not Overwhelmed

Several Sundays ago, the youth pastor at my church preached an amazing message.  I'm still mulling over his words, especially on this nugget, which I'll paraphrase for you: Jesus never got overwhelmed by anything he faced.  Instead, he overwhelmed it.

Such a difference!  How often do I let mountains in my life overwhelm me?  I cannot forget that Jesus wasn't overwhelmed by disease and sickness, or hardship and trials, or sin and death.  He overwhelmed those very things by his presence! 

If you're facing an overwhelming situation and feeling hard-pressed on all sides, remember that the Jesus who disrupted a funeral procession to return a son to his mother is the same Jesus who intercedes for us today.

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2 comments:

  1. That is awesome.

    I am the queen of getting overwhelmed. I am going to put the thought that "Jesus Never Got Overwhelmed" into practice. We are to be more Christ-like. This is a wonderful aspect to emulate.

    Thanks for this Robin.
    xoxo

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  2. I just, really, love everything about this.

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