For some reason, we seem to have fallen for this crazy idea that Jesus died exclusively for us; that humanity was the sole purpose of God’s sacrifice.
We couldn’t be more wrong. And when we’re mistaken on this key foundational belief, the entire trajectory of our life is misaligned.
I guess it makes us feel pretty good to imagine God sitting around His apartment, like a lonely old bachelor, waiting to accommodate the every need of humanity.
To the contrary, God’s purpose is not us, but Him.
Everything (and I mean everything) exists for the God’s glory.
When God speaks, creation reverberates. When God judges, nations tremble. When God exists, angels sing. And when God sacrifices, humanity repents.
Jesus’ sacrifice merely demonstrated the depth of God’s character. And fortunately, our salvation is the product the flawless love and justice of God.
God’s exclusive purpose is His own glory, nothing less. Our salvation is the mere product of God purpose.
My forgiveness glorifies Him, not me.