Jesus Could Do
Anything And Everything
But He Hasn’t
Jesus isn’t a rabbit’s foot, four leaf clover, wishbone or lucky charm.
Plastic replicas of Him on the dashboard will not keep you safe.
Any one of those things may salve you psychologically, and I’m happy for you if they help, but trinkets around your neck do not save.
I don’t doubt Jesus wants all of us to be safe. I also don’t think it’s His wish or will for anyone to hurt, get sick or die ever, for any reason, but we do. He doesn’t prevent these pains. Bad things happen occasionally. It’s inevitable.
We need to be honest with the facts. To believe Jesus is the Savior for every possible bad experience, makes Him a failure and us dupes.
But if our understanding of salvation is a little more focused, if we allow limits on what we expect, then we can eliminate several things from salvation’s list. For example: [Read more…]