Today, church was AMAZING. Our church moved into a brand new facility for the first time and I was lucky to get to be at church all day. I could definitely see myself living in my church building, and that’s a great feeling. Also, my dad came down unexpectedly and that was really awesome to have him come to my church with me.
Anyways, we learned about Satan, demons, and spiritual warfare today. It was beautiful, really awesome. And I was really excited to hear what my pastor had to say and he did not disappoint!
He touched on a point (Jesus has won the war!) that I think we as Christians all too often glaze over. Isn’t that crazy? We glaze over the fact that JESUS DIED FOR OUR SINS AND IS BATTLING SATAN FOR US AND HE LOVES US AND WE SHOULD CELEBRATE THAT.
We spend too much time feeling sorry for ourselves and our sins and crying over our past that we forget that we are forgiven for our transgressions so PLS STOP WHINING. God sent his son to die so that we would stop whining. Jesus defeated death, defeated sin. The battle is won! We have nothing to be sad about (literally nothing because death’s sting was taken away because when you believe in Jesus we get this cool thing called eternal life. and also Heaven. HEAVEN ROCKS).
Okay. I was really moved to say that.
And this whole, our sins are forgiven and death has been defeated stuff doesn’t mean that we can blatantly sin because we know it will get forgiven. No nonononono. NO. That’s not okay. We should be broken up about our sin because it separates us from the Lord. But we can’t spend our lives trashing ourselves, that’s how the Devil wins! We learn from our sin and we move on and do our best to stop being separate from God. But lol joke’s on us because we are going to do it again because we’re human and not perfect.
Anyways, think about that as you remember that Lenten promise you made like 33 days ago and probably broke 30 days ago. And think about that as we celebrate Holy Week and Jesus’ death, burial, and resurrection. A sinless man died so that the sinful people could be truly connected to the Father.
Okay. I think that’s all. It’s blunt because it’s late and the end of the semester always makes me a little sassy.