Saturday, March 31, 2012

Humility in the Face of Death (Psalm 51)

Death ignites a powder keg of emotion. Anger and mourning turns up the pressure for leaders to respond to the pain of others. David's arrogance led to the unjust death of a man named Uriah--leading to a plea for a new humility and a clean slate, symbolized with hyssop. In the face of death, Jesus agonized over his predicament, but was humble. What does it mean to live in humility in the face of death?

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