What do you want from life? My guess is you could break it down to two things: 1) More life, and 2) Satisfaction within that life. You want to keep living and you want that continued life to bring you satisfaction. So what are the odds and who is on your side to get these two things?
Jesus said something extremely simple yet at the same time wildly profound about His purpose for coming down from heaven to earth: “I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it (not stuff) more abundantly.”(John 10:10) It kinda sorta seems like what we all want – and He came to provide it. Cool beans for us!
The problem, of course, is that the enemy of our souls (Matthew 13:39) is here to do just the opposite: “The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy.” (John 10:10)
The world around you wants to steal what you value, kill those whom you love – and you, and destroy everything that is good in your life. The world wants you NOT to take what Jesus offers.
God the Son wants you to have life – spiritual life – and as long as you physically live and breathe, that is possible. Once we expire, so does the possibility. Plus, the offer is to give spiritual life for free – no cost to us – except to believe Him and accept with open arms who He is and what He did for us. “Being justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus.” (Romans 3:24)
Once we receive spiritual life, it becomes possible to have a life that is rich and full of meaning and satisfaction. God became flesh to make that happen for us. For you. He wants that for you reading this right now. The gift has been given and awaits your response.
“The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.” (John 10:10)
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