Do You Trust God to Reward You for Your Sacrifices?

If you’re faced with a steep choice today.

Brandon J. Adams

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The Jesus you love will cost you, millennials.

That message has largely been lost in this age of emotional Christianity. But Jesus himself said it so insistently, so repeatedly, that we can conclude this: if sharing the Gospel is not costing you, you might want to ensure that it’s really the gospel you’re sharing.

The Jesus who did so many wonderful things – ate with outcasts, railed against Pharisees, whispered “neither do I condemn you” to the adulterous woman – also said some other things, difficult things, which many Christians my age hesitate to accept. He compassionately asks us to release cherished sins. He urges us to put his Word before our deepest feelings and most precious relationships. He commands us to look to him, not the world, for our definition of love. He speaks of hell. Often. He calls us to tell decent, law-abiding citizens that their efforts are not enough, and that only turning to…

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4 thoughts on “Do You Trust God to Reward You for Your Sacrifices?

  1. “The Jesus you love will cost you” is something I constantly need to be reminded. It should be on the home screen of my phone. When I’m tempted to choose being accepted by people over the truth that is The Word, i need to be reminded that the cost isn’t without reward.
    Thank you for reminding me of this. 😊

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