The Lord had one of the most counterintuitive recruitment programs of all time. As great as the need was, you would think He would take anyone who was willing. But it was the need that made Jesus so particular.
Believers serve a risen Savior and their eyes are on that Eternal City. Given what is at stake, we do not have time for detours.
The goal of God’s discipline in our lives is never destruction. It is always aimed toward reconciliation. For most of us, when God brings chastisement, we see it as the end of the world. In a sense it is. Because there are some sins that carry heavy and life-changing consequences. Some of our actions can … Continue reading Reconciliation, Not Destruction