Entrusting our lives to an unseen God can be scary: What if He asks me to surrender something precious? What if He asks me to do something I don’t want to do? What if He puts me through a test?
Focusing on fears about God’s intentions leads to the belief that He’s out to get us. Ironically, He is. But not in a negative sense.
God’s desire for relationship with us is so profound that He became a man and moved to earth to reveal Himself to us. He paid the ultimate price to demonstrate His love. Such extreme measures ought to put worry and fear to rest once for all.
God is out to get us, to draw us to Himself and give us abundant life. He has come to save us, not to make us miserable. Do we truly believe this?
“Lord God, help me live from the truth that You have come to save me. Let that truth transform the way I view You and Your intentions toward me and those I love. Amen.”
Scripture: Isaiah 12:2