Based on 2 Corinthians 3:18, my wife, Hayley, gave a talk to the women at our church encouraging them to be transparent with one another, to be transfixed on the glory of Jesus, and therefore be transformed.
When your future is secure, when your obedience is rewarded, and when even your pain is useful to God’s plans for the redemption of the world, you know what that makes you? Content.
So a little over a year ago I was able to share the Gospel at my grandmother’s funeral. This video is only about 10 minutes long, but it contains the most precious truth that I know. It’s funny how the most valuable treasure that I have is something that becomes even more precious to me the more that it’s given away.
If you recognize your ruin, then through repentance and faith you receive your redemption, you will reflect your redeemer.
What we need is for Someone outside of ourselves to give us new eyes, give us new ears, give us new senses so that we can taste and see that the Lord is Good. We need new desires. And that’s what God gives us.