He Is Able
What do you think of when you think of your favorite SuperHero? Is Spiderman, Superman, Ironman, The Hulk, one of the Fantastic Four, X-Men or some other imaginary character in a comic book your favorite Superhero? What things can your superhero do? What is the definition of a superhero? (Someone who can do great things that normal people can’t.)
You’ve seen Superman, the crimefighter on TV, as he flies through the air faster than a speeding bullet. But Superman has certain limitations. For one, he is not real.
do not have to just be found within the pages of a comic book or on
the screen at the movies, or in a DVD to be shown on your TV. There
is a Superhero who really exists! This is not a make-believe person!
He is real! This person was born human just like you and me. This superhero
is so powerful that He said, “Let there be light,” and there
was light. He spoke all of creation into existence! He took dirt, fashioned
a man and breathed life into him, creating the first human being. He
created the first woman by taking a rib from the first man and making
a woman out of it and breathing His life into her. He wrote His laws
on tablets of stone with His own finger and then gave them to us. He
parted the Red Sea so the Israelites could cross on dry ground while
He made the water hold still on each side as a huge wall of water. He
appeared as a cloud by day and a pillar of fire by night for over 40
years, leading the Israelites through the desert to the promised land.
He walked on water and through walls, healed people of horrible diseases,
cured the blind, and even raised the dead to life again. He turned two
loaves of bread and five fish into enough food to feed 5,000 people.
He told a storm to calm down and it obeyed Him. He turned water into
wine. This superhero loved you enough to die so that your sins could
be forgiven. He rose from the dead to show you that you too can have
eternal life with him. Is there anything on this earth that Jesus did
Have you considered what your Superhero, Jesus Christ, can do for you? If you have a problem, can your comic book superhero do anything about it? Can Jesus? Of course He can. He is God in the flesh. He can do anything that God can do! He even promises those who believe and obey Him eternal life with Him forever!
How? He provided the way by dying for your sins. He was sent into the world to save it.
We’ve learned that all of us have sinned and the wages of sin is death. We humans have messed up and we need to be rescued.
When Adam sinned, it affected all of humanity from that point forward. When Jesus died for your sins, it affected all of humanity backward and forward. Sin brings death. God’s grace brings life and the possibility of eternal life with Him forever.
Adam’s one sin brings condemnation for everyone, but Christ’s
one act of righteousness brings a right relationship with God and new
life for everyone. 19 Because one person disobeyed God, many became
sinners. But because one other person obeyed God, many will be made
Our Superhero did something none of the other superheroes on TV, in movies or in comic books can do. Our Superhero was raised from the dead. After being dead for 3 days and 3 nights, he came back to full healthy life, showing us that eternal life is available to us too.
You can talk to your Superhero directly. He hears and answers your prayers. He gives you peace when troubling times hit you. He enables you to resist Satan’s attacks. He enables you to say “NO” to sin.
This life here and now is to give you time to develop a relationship with God Himself, through knowing Jesus Christ. Jesus is our example of who and what God is like. His life is an example for you to follow. One of the biggest decisions you will ever make is the one when you repent of your sins and decide to accept Jesus as Your Savior. No other decision will impact your life as much as that one will. God hopes that you decide for Him, because that will open your life to the most rewarding and awesome relationship you will ever have. This relationship will last through death and into eternity. Take every opportunity to learn more about your Superhero.
Your Superhero Jesus is so much more than the make-believe superheroes in comic books, TV and movies. Your Superhero really lives and He loves you more than you know. He is able to do much more than any make-believe superhero you could imagine. He can handle anything that happens. He is God. He is your Creator and Savior. Get to know Him. Learn about Him. He truly is your Superhero.
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