Who are you?
” My name is Maximus Decimus Meridius, commander of the Armies of the North, General of the Felix Legions and loyal servant to the true emperor, Marcus Aurelius. Father to a murdered son. Husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next. “
Doesn’t that stir something in you, like yeah, that’s me! Well it is, something has been stolen, and since it is lost, Jesus is all about seeing you get it back and then some.
In Luke 19 we find the story of Zacheus, though he stole from many the real story inside here is Jesus returning his identity.
9 And Jesus said to him, “Today salvation has come to this house, because he also is a son of Abraham; 10 for the Son of Man has come to seek and to save that which was lost.”
Jesus was quoting a very cool Hebrew word that is in fact that phrase “That which was lost” from Leviticus 6:3 ” ‘abedah ” Strongs number H9. The reason why is Zacheus had offered what was required and then some from Leviticus 6 when something had been stolen and poor Zacheus had lost his identity and had in fact like Maximus went from a general to a slave. Jesus restored his identity as a son of Abraham.
Listen to today’s show and I’ll share my story how I had lost the name the Christian Car Guy and Jesus, sought it out and returned it to me.
Cart -Car-t or Wagon in Hebrew is ” agalah ” Strongs H5699 is being yoked to return stolen goods, especially those of the heart. I will explain as I can today what that has to do with the long assault on my life.