While sitting in my truck at a local gas pump recently. Waiting for the tank to fill we watched someone walk by. I ask the person Im with. What do you see? The response was. “I see a woman” And I asked. How do you know its a woman? The reply was “I guess I don’t really know”.
The question was posed back to me. What do you see? My response. “Someone who is lost” Then I was asked “How do you know they are lost?” I said ? I don’t know, but I am going to assume that they are lost until I find out differently.
My point is this, If we see Gods grace or mercy as some kinda free ride or have “a wide is the way mentality”. Our behavior is that we will see people as having their names in the book of life by some weird misinterpretation of Gods love.
God let that be my prayer:
Father please help me to not be betrayed by fear.
The spirit of fear that masquerades as a false sense of wisdom or discernment that is not of you God. Fear that try’s to prevent me from reaching the lost.
God help me to not be fooled by a misunderstanding of your grace and mercy for the lost.
Thank you that you are gracious enough that your power flows through-and enables us to demonstrate your power for salvation with healing, signs, miracles wonders, and love to reach the lost, and that you are merciful enough to equip us to set the captives free, demonstrating your love that Jesus is the Messiah.
Acts 4:12 NIV Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to mankind by which we must be saved.”
John 3:16 NIV For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.
17 For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him. 18Whoever believes in him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe stands condemned already because they have not believed in the name of God’s one and only Son. #Jesuschrist #AKONEDAY