There’s a beautiful story in Luke 24, shortly after the resurrection account, of some disciples walking with Jesus on the road to Emmaus. But they fail to recognize who He is.
There’s nothing like riding an ATV through a field of tall grass. Before long, paths appear as the grass is trampled by the tires. A well-worn path eventually becomes an easy path to ride.
Life is directional. We’re all going somewhere. Even when we feel stagnant, something is changing.
What paths are being formed by the direction of your life?
If we’re to have a proper understanding of people, we must have a proper understanding of Christ.
Those who have any church experience whatsoever are likely aware of evangelism. Whether we engage in evangelism or not is a different story. Even still, if a preacher encourages us to share the gospel with people, we probably know what he means. But here’s the thing: unless there’s a right understanding of who Christ is, evangelism won’t happen. If we don’t know who Christ is, how are we supposed to make Him known?
Last week, I wrote on 2 Corinthians 5:1-7 where the apostle Paul talks about our heavenly home. He ends the passage by saying, “For we walk by faith, not by sight” (v. 7 ESV). This week, I want to continue Paul’s train of thought by focusing on verses 8-10.
I’m slowly coming to terms with the realities of adulthood. In the past year, I’ve found myself paying for things like a cell phone and car insurance. And in four months, I’ll be getting married. Which means I’ll soon be paying for a home, electricity, water/sewer, and—well, you get it.