The Church Grows: Don't Let Christ Become Moderately Important

Having reviewed the great events of the life of Christ, the second half of the Christian year gives us opportunity to focus on Christ's Church. The builders who are called into Christ's service should also expect to face choices. Christ did not come to bring peace but division. When that division occurs, their love for Christ will far outweigh love for anything else, even life itself. And yet, what a blessing that Jesus promises: whoever loses his life for my sake will find it.