Good Morning. Last night, there was a beautiful pink moon. It was so cloudy, that the moon was difficult to see. Then the clouds broke, and we saw the moon. The dark clouds seemed to almost touch the earth, moving quickly, then an opening revealed a bright light in the darkness and huge circle of light, the pink moon. I tried to take a picture with my phone. The pictures looked nothing like what my eyes had seen. The pictures just showed a light in the darkness.
And, that is the perfect representation of Jesus, a light in the darkness. Everyone can look up and find it. Some people will see a ray of light. Some people will wait and see the all the beauty revealed within the darkness.
Jesus died for all of us. Jesus wants each one of us to find him.
This morning I read the words from the Lord’s supper. The words, “new covenant”, stood out boldly to me. A covenant is a pact with God
The first covenant was made with Abraham.
Jesus said that his blood would be part of the new covenant, which is shed for many. Jesus died on the cross and shed his blood for us. Jesus did this so we could all have eternal life. God knew that we needed a new covenant, because we are sinful people. Jesus died to give us a new covenant. Jesus gave up his life, so we could go to heaven. All we have to do is believe that he died on the cross for us, rose again 3 days later, ascended into heaven and is now seated, at right hand of our father, in heaven.
And He said to them, “This is My blood of the new covenant, which is shed for many.”
–Mark 14:24 (NKJV)
Jesus is our light in the darkness. God gave us a new convent, so we could all have eternal life, if we choose to believe in the meaning of Easter.