“You were created
and redeemed to focus on
Jesus – on Him alone.
Widen your horizons; don’t stay
trapped in your own small
and limited world.
Live instead in the fullness of
His world, and you will see the
wonders and glory of God.”
…draws us close to God,
bringing us the fulfilment of our deepest desires.
where the steepest mail route in Europe ends in glorious alpine scenery is a small chapel. It’s an unusual bus ride, and the chapel has an unusual mosaic from Revelation 14:7, “Fear God and give him glory, because the hour of his judgment has come.”
Drifting away from the fear of God – or even consciously rejecting Him – we may initially feel a sense of relief. But this newfound “freedom” will in fact enslave us, for we are not entering neutral territory. Coming out from under His hand of blessing and protection, we automatically come under an alien influence, leading us daily deeper into captivity.