The natural tendency for each of us is to avoid what decomposing. We want to be in well lit places for our safety and sense of stability. It seems to be a status thing in our culture. The more secure you are the more successful you have become. Not so in the kingdom of God.
Jesus tells His disciples “You are the Salt of earth… You are the light of the world.” You go to death and darkness and bring life and light.
The reason we avoid it is the reason we are called to go. We avoid the darkness because of what might hurt us, we go because of what we might be able to heal. We avoid death because it may consume, threaten, and discourage us, but the life of Christ has consumed us, we heard the call from death to life, and in Jesus death itself will find its end.
We have no reason to fear death and darkness, it should fear us for the fountain of life and the light of the world has come. The end is certain and our hope secure.
Today, embrace the call of Jesus. Embrace the identity of who you are IN JESUS! You are these things because of who Jesus is. The only reason we do what we is the consuming grace of Jesus. Drink deep, you will flow over with living water for the world (John 4:14).
We love you, we are praying for you, and we hope you have a wonderful Monday morning!