You can ask yourself – “Why did Jesus throw off his Royal robes of heaven? Why did He lay aside royalty in heaven and come to this earth and be rejected by men? Why did He come to be spit upon, be discriminated against, cursed and misunderstood, and losing his life at the age of 33 on the wrong end of a Roman cross.” Why? I’ll tell you why – because He loved you and He love me. With a love I’m not sure any of us will ever understand, until eternity!
“For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have everlasting life (John 3:16).”
If we learn anything from this one statement it’s this – that God initiated your salvation; you didn’t. God made the first move – He created man and the purpose God had for created man was to have fellowship (relationship) with Him. But, man made the second move – he sinned and blew it, was thrown out of the garden of Eden and lost his relationship with God, his Creator. God made the third move – He sent His Son, Christ Jesus to be the remedy for man’s sin and to reconcile man back to God. Now it’s your move ……….