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Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Today's Verse : Hebrews 2:18

Because he himself suffered when he was tempted, he is able to help those who are being tempted. — Hebrews 2:18

Thought

Jesus was tempted like we are! He suffered like we do! God in his grace made sure that we have someone in heaven who knows what it is like to face suffering and mortality. This knowledge is not only omniscient wisdom. Jesus also guarantees that heaven's knowledge includes human experience. Aren't you thankful that Jesus knew suffering and mortality and that he now lives to redeem, to bless, and to ultimately help us mortals?

Prayer

Loving and Almighty God, I know you know me and what is best for me. But Father, I'm even more confident in your care and understanding because Jesus shared in our wrestling match with suffering and mortality. Thank you Jesus for pleading my cause at the Father's right hand. I ask for the Father's continued grace in your name, Lord Jesus. Amen.
The Thoughts and Prayers for Today's Verse are written by Phil Ware. You can email questions or comments to phil@heartlight.org.

Today's Verse Illustrated

Inspirational illustration of Hebrews 2:18

 
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