From Grace for the Moment: Morning and Evening, by Max Lucado
You Have Captured God’s Heart
As a man rejoices over his new wife, so your God will rejoice over you. ISAIAH 62:5
Have you ever noticed the way a groom looks at his bride during the wedding? I have. Perhaps it’s my vantage point. As the minister of the wedding, I’m positioned next to the groom. . . .
If the light is just so and the angle just right, I can see a tiny reflection in his eyes. Her reflection. And the sight of her reminds him why he is here. His jaw relaxes and his forced smile softens. He forgets he’s wearing a tux. He forgets his sweat-soaked shirt. . . .When he sees her, any thought of escape becomes a joke again. For it’s written all over his face, “Who could bear to live without this bride?”
And such are precisely the feelings of Jesus. Look long enough into the eyes of our Savior and, there, too, you will see a bride. Dressed in fine linen. Clothed in pure grace. . . . She is the bride . . . walking toward him. . . . And who is this bride for whom Jesus longs? . . . You are. You have captured the heart of God.
WHEN CHRIST COMES
God cannot bear to live without you. How do you respond to that thought?
Order your own copy of Grace for the Moment: Morning and Evening, by Max Lucado
Experience Hope Through Jesus
Written in the same style as Jesus Calling®, Jesus Today™contains all-new devotions for a hope-filled walk with God. Born out of missionary Sarah Young’s own trials, Jesus Today shows that hope shines brightest in adversity. Grow in grace, hear from God, and walk with Jesus Today.