The Criminal on the Cross

Since it’s almost Easter, I was reading through the story of Jesus’s death. I read about the criminals on the cross next to Jesus and one of the criminal’s words made salvation sound so clear and simple. Mark 40-43 says, ” But the other criminal protested, ‘Don’t you fear God even when you have been sentenced to die? We deserve to die for our crimes, but this man hasn’t done anything wrong.’ And Jesus replied, ‘I assure you, today you will be with me in Paradise.'” Continue reading

God’s Plan is Bigger and Better than Mine

I’ve been thinking a lot about God’s plan lately. I’ve been trying to relate things that go on in life to God’s plan. I’ve really been taking “everything happens for a reason” seriously. Obviously, I can’t see God’s plan and I can’t determine why everything happens, but thinking about the plan more often has really been helping with my positivity. It’s honestly been freeing.

God tells us some of His plan in the Bible. We know some details of the end times from Revelation. We can see how his plan played out through Jesus Christ and that there has always been a plan for the Gentiles. We don’t know everything though. Continue reading