Some of the most talented people are those who can tear a car motor apart, fix it, and put it back together. I certainly don’t have the talent to do anything like that. Usually, when I tear something up, it stays broken.
The gospel has the power to take broken lives, bind them up and put us on the road to spiritual health. It is:
- The power of God unto salvation, Romans 1:16.
- The agent that purifies us and makes us fit and ready for God’s use, Titus 2:11-14; Ephesians 5:26-27.
- The gospel provides us with a new birth, 1 Peter 1:22-23.
- The gospel makes us different and better, 2 Thessalonians 2:14; 1 Thessalonians 2:12.
Nothing can take the place of the gospel in our lives. It’s power is greater than anything in the world.
I can’t understand how to tear a car engine apart, but thanks to the gospel’s power in my life, I can understand what a person needs to put their lives back together and walk in a manner worthy of the Lord. It’s in the gospel!