Jun 292012
 
Thoughtful Thursday

The housing market might be down, but here’s a deal worth looking into.

I was talking to a friend tonight about what Jesus did for us. She just doesn’t feel worthy of that kind of amazing love. She feels like she needs to be a better person first.

The conversation rolled around to visiting other people’s houses unexpectedly when they’re messy. She said, “Honestly, I don’t care what their house looks like. I just want to see them.”

And that’s how it is with Jesus. He wants us. He doesn’t want us running around hiding the dishes in the sink and throwing away the trash first. He’s knocking, and He wants us to answer the door and let Him in.

We laughed together that then, He cleans the house for us, but in reality, He actually gives us His house! That’s justification, my friends!

And then, as we grow to look like Him, we learn a thing or two about house cleaning. That’s sanctification.

So if you’re looking for a new house, look no further than to Jesus. He’s offering us His perfect, sinless home by believing in Him. That’s a deal in this market that is too good to pass up.

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