Today’s concept is an important one for a growing Christ-follower. It deals with the total transformation of a person.
- The Gospel saves
- The Gospel transforms
- The Gospel renews or restores
Too often we settle for just salvation and perhaps a little bit of transformation – enough to clean up some of the messiness of our life; but we don’t experience all that God meant the Gospel to be in our lives.
If we stop with personal transformation and personal reconciliation, then we have not accomplished our (the Body of Christ’s) mission in the world. The Good News contains both words and deeds. Jesus came to declare the Good News of the Kingdom or God, AND He was Good News to those He encountered. That’s our challenge.
Here’s what Brandon Hatmaker has to say about Day 2.2 …