Yet it was the Lord's will
to crush him and cause him to suffer.
FROM THE FATHER'S HEART
My child, others stomp on your "rights" constantly and challenge you to react in unbecoming ways. In those moments, remember My pain. Remember that My Father's will included suffering and the yielding of rights. My "yieldedness" gave you a pattern in dealing with others—and opened up throne rights for all of My children. I exchanged My rights for God's best. Can you do the same?
A GRATEFUL RESPONSE
If You, the Son of God, were crushed, stricken, afflicted, and oppressed with no rights of Your own, should I expect to be treated any differently? In exchange for my past, You offered Your throne. In exchange for my rights, You made heaven my home. Lord, thank You for Your "yieldedness."
There are no career ladders in heaven.
For more from Rebecca, please visit www.rebeccabarlowjordan.com
To sign up for Rebecca's new encouraging blog/newsletter, or to purchase her newest devotional books from Zondervan
- Day-votions™ for Women, Day-votions™ for Mothers, and Day-votions™ for Grandmothers -
please click here.
©2002, Rebecca Barlow Jordan, Daily In Your Presence, Used by Permission, All Rights Reserved