Updated: Mar 16, 2020
You might say we live in a volatile world. If you consider the Stock Market, who knows what will happen next. If you consider our Federal Government, when the House of Representatives changes hands in a few weeks no telling what will happen next. Last year at this time Debby and I were making final plans for our trip to Israel, little did we know that the day after returning from that trip our lives would be turned upside down. Many of you have similar testimonies about the uncertainties of life and we all wonder is there any place safe in the world we live in.
Deep down inside we all want a safe place to live, and a place where we know the bottom won't drop out from under us. What's bad is if people tell us that not even our salvation is safe, that we could lose it if we make the wrong move. Well let me share with you one of my favorite passages that allows us all to have a safe place. Paul said in Colossians 3:3 "For you have died and your life is hidden with Christ in God".
What Paul is saying is that I am safe in Christ, that in order for anything to get to me it has to go through the Son and the Father. Picture it like this. Take an object and put it in a small box. Then take that small box and put it in a larger box. Now here's the question, can you get to the object without going through the big box and the smaller box. The answer is no. Paul said you are in Christ, then he says you are i