We Are So Worth The Blood Of Jesus

 

 

 

 

 

Twelve years ago, Easter Sunday, I responded to an altar call to receive Christ into my life.

I had been a Christian for over 50 years. With breathless anticipation, I jumped to my feet and then noticed Mary also standing beside me. I’d never heard a Gospel like this.

The guy up front had just told me how worthy I was of the blood of Jesus. Ha! He said that I was enough and for a brief moment I dared to believe.

I had long since left the ministry. I had long since left the church. And I had long since left 99% of the Bible. The only portions I read were the promises. And I had landed on five chapters in John, 13 through 17. Every day my prayer was “Father, this is Your promise and this is my life, which looks nothing like what You promised here.”

I had spent 58 years of my life on a religious treadmill trying to become something that I already was; trying to earn a gift. I had never heard that I was worthy and that I was enough, except on rare occasions when at the bottom of the rope I would hear Jesus’ sweet voice telling me He loved me.

I had lived with myself long enough to know that was too good to be true.

Since that Easter, over the last twelve years, day by day, moment by moment, I’m discovering how worthy I am. I’m discovering how righteous I am, how holy I am, how lovely I am, how pleased He is with me!

Yes, there are still moments of relapse, when I forget, but they are fewer and farther between.

As my friend, Dan Mohler says, “I am so worthy of the blood of Jesus.” He loves me! And it’s never ever had anything to do with my behavior or performance. I am enough!

And so are you!

I love Easter but as my friend, François Du Toit writes “Every sunrise is a reminder of the resurrection!”

Yes!

Both His resurrection and ours!

You are so worth the blood of Jesus today!

Love you, Lloyd.


Lloyd Clark 
is an entrepreneur, a former pastor, and a writer. He is passionate about being loved by our Heavenly Father and revealing that same love to everyone he meets. He and his wife Mary have 5 children and 7 grandchildren and live in North Carolina.

1 Comment

  1. Tineke

    Wow what a thought!

    Reply

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

YOU ALSO MIGHT LIKE…

The Power of Assurance

I would like to suggest that Jesus spent those formative thirty years becoming sure in His Father’s love.

How Not to Fall Out of Love

If each person in a relationship is primarily focussed on their needs being met, at some point their love will grow apathetic and cold, at some point the lovers will fall out of love.

God And The Polar Express

It’s Christmas Eve and instead of dreaming of the best day of the year, the boy is in his bedroom agonizing over the universal question: Does God—sorry, I mean Santa Clause—really exist?  He used to believe, but now…

Imagine with Jason Clark : Episode Three / Mahesh Chavda

I had the incredible privilege to talk about miracles and the powerful love of God with Pastor Mahesh Chavda

A Matter Of Trust

It could be said Peter failed during his time of testing but it wasn’t about his success, it was about his experience. Jesus already knew Peter would deny Him. Yet the experience was essential to Peter’s journey. His ownership of that experience from denial to redemption was what allowed him to be life to his friends.

Papa Was A Minister

After Papa dies, he was a better man; full of grace and love. My Papa was a minister. He was a good man before he died.

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This

Share This

Share this post with your friends!