"By His Wounds We are Healed"

Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014

"Just as the shame of being naked was the first sign of the fall for Adam and Eve, so likewise Jesus bore the full disgrace of our sin."
Why is it that medical professionals seem particularly apt at the skill of underestimation? With that horse needle in hand, they say, "You will just feel a little prick." That little prick feels like a Bowie knife. The "gentle" scrubbing of your cut tears like a belt-sander. You bite your tongue trying to be tough, but you can't help thinking that you were just told a fib. At least Mary Poppins added a little sugar to the bitter medicine. Yet, in real life there are maladies that require brutal honesty. We need to be ...

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