At What Cost?
Turn us back to You, O Lord, and we will be restored; renew our days as of old. Lamentations 5:21
When King Tutankhamun’s tomb was discovered in 1922, it instantly became a famous tourist destination with thousands of people coming every day, year after year. Carbon dioxide from the visitors’ breath and all the dust they stirred up had a dulling influence on the stunning gold walls of the tomb. The site was closed for years while the Getty Conservation Institute restored the images and installed new ventilation systems and walkways. Now King Tut’s tomb is open again, but when asked how much the restoration cost, the institute says it was so expensive they won’t disclose the cost.
We live in a dusty world, and the devil is always breathing down our backs. It’s easy to become spiritually dull and stained. Sometimes we lose the golden glow of God’s energy in our hearts. We often need for Him to do as He said in Psalm 23—to restore our souls.
But we shouldn’t forget the great cost that gained all our blessings for us at Calvary, for He gave us Himself.
Let Jesus revive your heart today, then thank Him for the cleansing power of His blood.
When Satan deplores us and the world ignores us, God restores us. Anonymous
The Bible: Lamentations