Following Christ is about being ALL IN. Not sometimes in, sometimes out. It's about turning 180 from self to Jesus and moving toward His likeness. Do we wrestle with this? Of course. But Christ has shown us by His life and death that He is ALL IN for us, day and night. So, R-U-N? Are you IN? In from here and now to your last breath? First and foremost, it all rides on being IN Him -- in fact, INtimate with Him, because intimacy leads to transformation. This year, we're calling the church to INitiate. We'll "consider how to stimulate one another to love and good deeds, not forsaking our own assembling together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another..."
Love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength.