Saturday, March 12, 2011
Lord, Hear Our Groaning
"For the creation waits with eager longing for the revealing of the sons of God. For the creation was subjected to futility, not willingly, but because of him who subjected it, in hope that the creation itself will be set free from its bondage to corruption and obtain the freedom of the glory of the children of God. For we know that the whole creation has been groaning together in the pains of childbirth until now. And not only the creation, but we ourselves, who have the firstfruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly as we wait eagerly for adoption as sons, the redemption of our bodies." -- Romans 8:19-23
Creation groans for redemption, and we with it. We don't know exactly what natural phenomena or weather patterns will occupy the new heavens and the new earth, but our gospel gives us evidence that in the age to come, either the earth will be tsunami-proof or we will.
Even so, come quickly, Lord Jesus.
Posted by Jared at 3:19 PM