Jan 3 2014
‘Call the man who deals in love beyond repair. He can heal the world of hearts in need of care. Shine a light ahead when the next step is unclear. Call the man, he’s needed here’ – Celine Dion. We’ll have more from Celine in a moment.
In Psalm 51 David called on God after sinning with Bathsheba – he needed the Miracle Repair Man.
Are you hoping the New Year will be a new beginning? When David said “Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me,” he was looking for a new beginning. He had committed adultery with Bathsheba, his sin had come between him and God, and he wanted a fresh start.
Many people are sceptical about new beginnings. They find it hard to believe that an adulterer like David can stop being adulterous, or that a drunkard can stop getting drunk. Their perception is that bad people will always be bad. But David believed he could change, and God believed it too. Did you know that God believes you can change this year? Yes, in fact he believes it so strongly that he sent Jesus to be your change agent. Jesus makes the impossible possible. You can be a new person, you can have a new marriage, you can have a new year; you can even have a new life. But you need the Miracle Repair Man. So why not give him a call? More