No Greater Love
“Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one's life for his friends.”
When Mary and Joseph arrived in
There were many attempts on His life, beginning with Herod’s order to kill all the children of two years of age and under in
You see, no one could take the life of Jesus against His will. Pilate did not take His life. The soldiers that pounded the spikes through His hands and feet did not take His life. Jesus had the power to get out of that situation at any moment, had He chosen to do so. Instead, He laid His life down. In speaking of His life, Jesus said, “No one takes it from Me, but I lay it down of Myself. I have power to lay it down, and I have power to take it again” (John 10:18).
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