Living and leaving God behind? That is easy. Try something a little more challenging: Live to please God Almighty – in everything you do! Now that is a worthy challenge. And the prize at the end is more than adequate for your focus.
What happens after that moment of passing, where time will be no more? Figuratively speaking, we will be either sheep or goats, and Jesus Himself will separate the two.
The Pawn Shop analogy – where what is lost absolutely must be redeemed. You been redeemed?
Jackson Browne sang “I have done all that I could – To see the evil and the good”. He sang “Better bring your own redemption when you come – To the barricades of Heaven where I’m from.” But, per the Bible only Jesus brings true redemption.
Because God is extreme to the nth degree – God requires an extreme type of relationship from us. Once we get born again, we will continue growing deeply, naturally, into further maturity in Christ. The wonder of passing from being “God-damned” to being “marvelously saved by Jesus”. Oh how marvelous this journey!
*Capture each part of the process of being made alive in Christ. Here the passage is broken into its separate phrases and nuanced truths …explained here by the Apostle Paul in Ephesians chapter 2, verses 1-10. Ephesians 2:1-10 Amplified Bible (AMP) 2 “And you [He made alive when you] were [spiritually] dead and separated from […]