The holiness, sovereignty, and majesty of God can sometimes make it seem like He is too far removed from us; or cause us to question whether we’re a disappointment to Him. While our perception and feelings about ourselves are powerful and seem real to us, they aren’t reality. Reality is who God says we are in Christ.
Tag: spiritual growth
At the point of salvation, we are fully in Christ. But, we are to continually, intentionally seek to grow in Christlikeness. We are instructed to, “take hold of the eternal life to which you were called” (1 Tim. 6:12). We are called to live as servants of Christ, following and yielding to Him obediently as productive workers for His calling.
Hardships are bound to come upon every person. Yet, for a believer; trials, sufferings, and hardships can be counted as pure joy because God uses adversities as a tool to grow us in our trust and intimacy with Him. The Lord isn’t using life’s trials to break us down, but to build us more into Christlikeness.