Footstools

The Bouville Diarist

FOOTSTOOLS

by Chris Courtney

 

“The Lord says to my Lord: “Sit at my right hand, until I make your enemies your footstool.” – Psalms 110:1 (ESV)

 

Try to imagine the scene: the upstairs room is crowded with people who are in the midst of an experience unparalleled in human history.  Jesus, their Messiah, has been wrongly convicted by a kangaroo court executed in the most painful and humiliating fashion possible.  It would be hard for anybody who had seen His beaten and bloody body hanging on that cross to believe that this man could keep His promise and rise again on the third day.

But rise He did!  He spent forty more days appearing before people, showing them His scars and filling them with faith anew.  He did not leave them hanging.  After ascending into heaven, He sent the Holy Spirit on the day we now remember as…

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