Quotemeal: Dec. 24th, 2019

Tuesday, December 24, 2019

"[Jesus] left because of you. He laid his security down with his hammer. ... Since he could bear your sins more easily than he could bear the thought of your hopelessness, he chose to leave. It wasn't easy. Leaving the carpentry shop never has been."
— Max Lucado

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Illustration of Max Lucado — "[Jesus] left because of you. He laid his security down with his hammer. ... Since he could bear your sins more easily than he could bear the thought of your hopelessness, he chose to leave. It wasn't easy. Leaving the carpentry shop never has been."

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Quotemeal is a daily dose of Christian quotes to inspire and encourage.