Thursday, April 5, 2012

Judges 16:1-18:31 Reflection

As I was reading this morning, what stood out to me the most was Judges 16:22 that said, " 22 But the hair on his head began to grow again after it had been shaved." Now perhaps I am reading too much into this, but it always astounds me how God is so faithful to us when we are so rebellious to Him.
And even further, God didn't hold a grudge against Samson for a while...or give him time to think about what he'd done...No, he started regrowing his hair (the sign of the Nazirite vow) RIGHT AWAY. Boom. We sin, we screw up, God's right there, ready to pick us up, dust us off, give us a little pat, and send us back into the crazy world we call life.
God's love is perfect love- He doesn't remember our wrongs, He doesn't hold it against us. He doesn't dredge up old stories or flaunt our inadequacies in our face. His forgiveness is complete and eternal, and He gives us another chance, every time. How blessed are we?