He forgives failure,
but I won’t take that for granted.
Though relationship is never broken,¹
For a moment, failure dampens fellowship.
Jesus is winning.²
He’s saving souls, giving life, changing worlds.
He’s on a victory tour, until every enemy is put under His feet.³
I can be winning with Him.⁴
I don’t want to miss any of that!
But, failure causes me to miss out.
Sin is failure; a misplaced heart, wrong-doing, lack of zeal, laziness, cowardice –anything that causes me to fail to love as He loves, (purely, passionately, powerfully, fearlessly –redemptively).
So, I take sin seriously, as I do grace.
Therefore, I guard more diligently, I work more abundantly –I press, not to be justified (because that is the work of grace), but to fully enjoy Him!⁵
I have a holy fear of missing out.
I don’t want to miss out on a single moment with Him.
I want everything God has for me, and I’m not talking about money.
¹ Romans 8:35-39
² 1 Corinthians 15:57
³ Psalms 110:1, Matthew 22:44, 1 Corinthians 15:25
⁴ 2 Timothy 2:12
⁵ 1 Corinthians 15:10