Friday, January 17, 2014

Always Holding On

"...the more smitten I become by the fact that God's love for me, His approval and commitment to me, does not ride on my transformation but on Jesus' substitution. Jesus is infallibly devoted to us in spite of our inconsistent devotion to Him.  The Gospel is not a command to hang on to Jesus. It's a promise that no matter how weak your faith or how unsuccessful your efforts may be, God is always holding on to you. In this light, life is simply a chronicle of God's successes perfectly meeting our failures."

 -Tullian Tchividjian, One Way Love: Inexhaustible Grace For An Exhausted World, Page 211