2 Samuel 18:33 The king was deeply moved, and went up to the chamber over the gate, and wept; and as he went, he said, “O my son Absalom, my son, my son Absalom! Would I had died instead of you, O Absalom, my son, my son!”
Nothing is as amazing as grace!
King David demonstrated the absurdity of grace by lamenting for his
son Absalom who had raised up an insurrection against his father the
anointed king, had sought to kill his father, and had publicly slept
with the king’s concubines. Any of these crimes would warrant
death. Yet King David laments he had would have died instead of his
I suppose any parent would remember something worthy of redemption
in a wayward child.
I suppose that our Heavenly Father remembers us as the child of
His creation, and looks at our wayward behaviors, and also sees in
us something worthy of redemption through Christ Jesus.
When have you experienced the absurdity of grace?