Greetings everyone! Today is Good Friday. Today is the day our Lord and Savior died on the cross for our sins.
The most facinating person in the whole Easter scene is Thomas. Thomas is one of the twelve disciples.At times he had shown tremendous faith. Like when he heard Jesus say He was going to find Lazerus despite the Jews wanting to kill Him. Thomas was the one who said they all should go to so they would die with Him.
When Jesus died, Thomas and all the other disciples must have been heart-broken. All the hopes and dreams of their lives gone up in smoke.
Then Mary, Martha, Peter, and John talk about Jesus being raised from the dead. Thomas must have thought this was obsurd. How could that be? Where they seeing things? Hullucinating? Either way, Thomas must of thought it surely this can’t be true. He would have to see Him with his own eyes, touch Him with his own hands before he would believe it.
Then, low and behold Jesus appears and goes straight to Thomas. He tells him to see, to feel, to touch. No matter what, stop being unbelieving, but be believing. And he did! “My Lord and my God” he said.
Oh yes, Jesus’ resurrection changes everything. Thomas is a hero of faith to me. He wanted to see and Jesus gave him what he wanted. I believe if you honestly seek Him, He’ll give you what you want to see to believe in Him.
This blog was written for Convergent Books for Good Friday.
If you have any comments, thoughts, questions, they always welcome.
Grace and Peace.