Written April 10, 2015
We know that although Christ died for all, not all will be saved, for not all will humble themselves, believe, and receive God’s abundant provision of grace (see Ro. 1:16-17, 20; 5:17; 2 Cor. 5:14-15; Titus 2:11). Similarly, not many believers enjoy the abundant spiritual life available to us now in Christ, for not many desire to continue paying this price as of yet. Recall Jesus’ “count the cost” sermon in Luke 14:25-35, leading to this in v. 33: any of you who does not give up everything he has cannot be my disciple. May we all desire and behold Christ, not ourselves!
Extravagant grace is available to us to do even greater things now than what Jesus did then (see John 14:12), for everything that the Father demands of His dearly loved children He graciously provides for us through the Son and the Holy…
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