The Wandering Desert Monk

The Wandering Desert Monk

Monday, February 29, 2016

Are you saved?

In the evangelical world, the most used word to describe the relationship with God is the word, saved, or, salvation. You will recognize this because you have probably been asked by a well-meaning Christian, "Have you been saved?" The Bible is filled with many other words to describe a person's relationship with God: enemy-friend, lost-found, broken-restored, alien/stranger-citizen, sick-healed, guilty-forgiven, doubt-faith, old life-new life, alienated-peace, dead-alive, condemned-forgiven and so on. Embrace the richness of God's desire to have a relationship with you based on your personality and need.

6 comments:

  1. If 'God' wants to 'have a relationship' with me he only has to make the teeny tiniest little bit of an effort, just one time, and make contact. Boom, done.

    Or something ...

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  2. Nota, well, God did come in Jesus. God may be showing up in your life already in many ways. Do you recognize those little, teeny showings?

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    1. p.s. 'God did come in Jesus' is unsupported by any evidence. I'm aware of it as a faith statement but it doesn't really do anything for me. In fact the whole story is rather bizarre, to me ...

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  3. Why not just one, full-sized, unambiguous showing?

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  4. Nota, Who knows maybe God has already shown up in your life? He who has eyes to see.

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    1. By 'eyes' do you mean 'imagination'?

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