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Friday; October 25

Each week many of us gather around the Communion Table to participate in what is called “The Lord’s Supper”.This is a time for us to reflect on the incredible sacrifice Jesus made to make sure of our salvation.One of the more common themes during this time is the sadness we feel at what Jesus endured at His death.We hear stories and read passages about the brutality that can touch our hearts.While this is a natural reaction to the message of the crucifixion, there is something that is just as important as our sorrow.When Isaac Watts penned the hymn, “Alas, And Did My Savior Bleed”, he wrote, “But drops of grief can ne’er repay the debt of love I owe; Here, Lord, I give myself away.‘Tis all that I can do.”.In essence, while grief may be a natural response to the greatest sacrifice of all times, what God really wants from us is a commitment to His cause.It might be admirable to have an emotional feeling about what happened to Jesus, but the most appropriate response is a life dedicated …