I shared Wednesday night that there is nothing that is unbelievable to me anymore. I used to shake my head and say, Unbelievable!, about so many things that happen. But the world has gotten to me recently. Nothing really surprises me any more. A man can walk into a movie and kill a dozen people and seriously wound dozens more. I am saddened, but not surprised. There are killings in high school… killings at colleges… tornados that flatten entire communities… tsunamis that kill hundreds… Things happen, but very little surprises me any more. As I mentioned Wednesday night the word, unbelievable, has pretty much dropped out of my vocabulary.
But then I sing the song…
His Grace Reaches Me – a great song and a great thought:
Deeper than the ocean and wider than the sea,
Is the grace of the Savior for sinners like me.
Sent from the Father and it thrills my soul,
Just to know that His blood makes me whole.
Higher than the mountains and brighter than the sun,
Tho my sins are as scarlet, He has washed them away.
His grace reaches me… Yes, His grace reaches me…
And I am happy in my soul, Just to know that His grace reaches me.
The base in that song sings the word – Ah! It is a word found 3 or 4 times in the NT. It is a word of amazement! It is a word for unbelievable!
The grace of God reaches even me – that’s something that is unbelievable!