Years ago a friend remarked, “The best thing that could happen to most Christians is that every couple years we forgot everything we knew about Jesus and started over.”
I get his point. So does our Lord:
“…you have abandoned the love you had at first…” (Rev 2.4)
For most it’s not overt sin or “deconstruction” that leads to abandonment.
Life gets busy. We stray from the Word. Maybe church becomes less vital. Maybe we get so caught up in the things of the Lord that we forget the Lord?
Jesus also gives the solution:
“Remember then how far you have fallen; repent, and do the works you did at first...” (Rev 2.5)
Prescription – if grace isn’t quite as amazing to you as it has been:
And, yes, I’m preaching to myself first…as the old saying rightfully states, sometimes we get so involved in the work of the Lord we forget the Lord of the work.
Do yourself a favor – listen to this: