That's an interesting observation, isn't it? We mistake the result for the goal. We think if we aim for peace, we'll get it. But actually, if we aim for Jesus, we'll get peace—and everything else that goes with having him, i.e., the fruit of the Spirit. Too easy...we want it to be complicated—sort of like the Syrian general who came to Elisha to be healed of his leprosy. Too simple to just dip in the Jordan; he wanted a big show. So do we...
Friday, October 03, 2014
Missing the real goal