It pays to take turns doing the hard tasks and sharing leadership. As with geese; people are interdependent on each other’s skills, capabilities and unique arrangement of gifts, talents or resources.
Instead of being stumble, and offended because of Christ and His cross, all who humbly fall at His feet, believing Him and His word, shall experience what it is to pass from death into what is truly Life.
We’ve learned how to make a living but not a life. We’ve added years to life not life to years. We’ve been all the way to the moon and back, but have trouble crossing the street to meet a new neighbour. We conquered outer space but not inner space.
I would like to ask you a question first, so as to test whether you can really tell the truth or not. If you can tell me my fortune, you certainly can tell your own. Where will you be in a hundred years?”
Ask the Saviour to help you. He will not fail you. He can give you pleasures that are attractive, that are varied, that brighten a dull day, and His pleasures are forever and preserve us in a happy life.
“you will go back to Germany, for there has been One down here Who has done the whole work in your place before you came and He has finished it. He did it instead of you, so there is nothing left for you to do, it is all done.”
Thankfully, He has already come and completely finished the work of Salvation that God gave Him to do, John 19:30. God punished Him upon the cross and by the shedding of His precious blood you could be free from your sins, 1 John 1:7.