Thoughts on the Way Home

Monday, January 04, 2010

The Privileged Believer

It's important to remember that everything is a privilege for the believer. They know God is working all things to their good, and therefore they cannot ultimately be hurt. Every circumstance they face has been orchestrated by God to make them like Christ, which is what they wanted anyway. Additionally, they believe Christ knows no difference between secular occupation and sacred occupation or between important tasks and menial tasks. He is only looking at the heart (Mark 14:8). Therefore, they can face every task in every day with a "get to" attitude instead of a "have to" attitude. They get to wake up early - they don't have to. They get go to work - they don't have to. They get to make a phone call - they don't have to. And having that attitude makes all the difference in the world.