For me at one time, the concept of salvation was restricted to eternal destiny, aka the afterlife. The question “What must I do to be saved?” was often found in our conversations. Once I realized that the afterlife began in Jesus Christ after he rose to new life, salvation took on a whole new meaning. I have been saved from all that came before as well as delivered into a brand new kingdom. Rescued from darkness and delivered into the Light. Salvation doesn’t just start after I die, it is true even now … despite all appearances.
Random Shovelquote: Cannot make this life happen (view all shovelquotes)
I guess what I’m saying is that while it is a good thing to realize that you cannot make his life happen, you don’t have to be afraid of planning or scheduling or getting together …. because he is the one who works through all things. source