Dan Shock Logo

CONTACT ME TODAY!

813-299-9219

WISDOM FOR TODAY

The Cry for a Mediator

The Cry for a Mediator
For He is not a man, as I am, that I may answer Him, and that we should go to court together. Nor is there any mediator between us, who may lay his hand on us both. —Job 9: 32-33
“If you will just get right with God,” Job’s friends advised, “everything else will be okay.” But Job didn’t know how to do that. He saw the greatness of God compared with his own smallness, and realized that the gap between the infinite God and the finite creature is too great for man to ever bridge himself. Recognizing his dilemma, Job cried out for a mediator. In the New Testament we read, “There is one God and one Mediator between God and men, the Man Christ Jesus” (1 Timothy 2: 5).
**Jesus is the bridge between God and man.
Because Jesus and the Father are one (John 10: 30), He is able to touch God. Because Jesus “became flesh and dwelt among us,” (John 1: 14), He also touches us. He understands our weaknesses, our fears, our temptations. And thus, Jesus is able to bring us to God. This bridge that brought man to God was not created by man. Unlike other religions, in Christianity, man is not trying to reach God—God reaches down to man. If you want to find the eternal, true and living God, you can touch Him only by allowing Him to touch you through His Son, Jesus.
Father, we are so thankful You have provided that means whereby we may be justified, not by our own works of righteousness, but by our simple believing and trusting in our Mediator, Jesus Christ, the One making intercession for us. Amen.

Search For More Articles

Leave a Comment





RECIENT ARTICLES

The Cure for Depression

April 25, 2018

The Cure for Depression Why are you cast down, O my soul? And why are you disquieted within me? —Psalm 43: 5 In modern terms, we could translate this verse, “Why are you so depressed? Why are you so filled with anxieties?” Society places us under many difficult pressures. We find ourselves struggling financially, struggling…

Read More

Don’t Worry

April 24, 2018

Don’t Worry Do not fret… —Psalm 37: 1 In this life, we are prone to worry about many things. But David gives us the cure for worry in verses 5-7 of this psalm: “Commit your way to the Lord, trust also in Him, and He shall bring it to pass.… Rest in the Lord, and…

Read More

The Heavy Hand of the Lord

April 23, 2018

The Heavy Hand of the Lord When I kept silent, my bones grew old through my groaning all the day long. For day and night Your hand was heavy upon me; my vitality was turned into the drought of summer. —Psalm 32: 3-4 David was guilty of an adulterous relationship, which eventually led to murder.…

Read More
Dan Shock

Dan & Sara Shock

"It is our desire to help people come into a personal relationship with the Lord."

CONTACT ME TODAY

Invalid Email
Invalid Number
Please check the captcha to verify you are not a robot.
Show Buttons
Hide Buttons