|And Jesus said to him, “Foxes have holes and birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay His head.”|
Meditate On His Love
I find what Jesus said in Matthew 8:20 so beautiful. Let me tell you
why. In the original Greek text, the word “lay” is a very unique Greek
word, klino. It is seldom used in the New Testament. The only
other place it is used in terms of Jesus resting His head is at the
cross. When Jesus hung on the cross and cried, “It is finished,” the
Bible says that “He bowed His head, and gave up the ghost” (John 19:30, KJV). The word “bowed” here is the same Greek word klino.
My friend, it was only at the cross that the Son of Man finally found
a place to rest His head. Jesus found His rest in redeeming you, in
saving you. He found His rest in loving you.
So beloved, feed on Jesus’ love for you. Listen to sermons or sing
songs about His love for you. You will be surprised at how strong it
will make you. You will become more than a conqueror, not through your
love for Him, but through Him who loves you (Romans 8:37)!