DAY 89: Light Conquers Dark

From noon until three in the afternoon darkness came over all the land. About three in the afternoon Jesus cried out in a loud voice, “Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?” (which means “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”).  ~ Matthew 27: 45-46

Have you ever been so beaten down by your troubles that you chose to give in to it?  Jesus knows your pain. 

As darkness descended over the cross, Jesus remained a lone candle, held up to light the way of hope. 

Every word of hope delivered through these daily devotions hangs on the cross with Jesus. Today, we pause and cry out to God in our own way. 

Our cries, however, are different. We cry out to God to joyfully say "thank you! Thank you! Thank you!"  Jesus' act of selfless suffering made our trouble winnable.

Name one trouble Jesus' hope has won for you lately. Lift a voice of gratitude today.