The Simplicity That is in Christ – What The Church Needs
God in Christ made a way for us to Him and made the way simple and easy.
Too often we assume that since our problem seems complex then our answer must also be complex.
“But I fear, lest somehow, as the serpent deceived Eve by his craftiness, so your minds may be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ.”
(NKJV) II Corinthians 11:3
It’s ALL about Jesus.
It’s that simple.
Jesus paid it all
“For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith —and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— not by works, so that no one can boast.” (Ephesians 2:8-9)
Love God and Love People
“Then one of them, a lawyer, asked Him a question, testing Him, and saying,“Teacher, which is the great commandment in the law?”
Jesus said to him, “‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.’
This is the first and great commandment.
And the second is like it: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’
On these two commandments hang all the Law and the Prophets.” Matthew 22:35 -40
“For I determined not to know anything among you accept Jesus Christ and Him crucified.” (NKJV) I Corinthians 2:2
Jesus rules over all things everywhere
“For it pleased the Father that in Him all the fullness should dwell, 1:20 and by Him to reconcile all things to Himself, by Him, whether things on earth or things in heaven, having made peace through the blood of His cross. (NKJV) Colossians 1:19
“And He is before all things, and in Him all things consist. 1:18 And He is the head of the body, the church, who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, that in all things He may have the preeminence. (NKJV) Colossians 1:17
Thank God for loving us so much and for making the way to Him simple.