I just finished reading a book entitled – JESUS + NOTHING = EVERYTHING
It speaks so much about what the gospel really is and how it did not only saved us but how it changes us everyday.
I have come to realize that indeed every problem that we have in our lives is a result of something we do not understand, believe and apply about the gospel.
Everyone of us has a potential to cling on to things in our lives that is smaller than Jesus, thus making it an idol.
Let me leave you with some statements I have read in this book;
“Jesus measured up for us so that we wouldn’t have to live under the enslaving pressure of measuring up for others.”
“When you actually feel like you have nothing — Jesus becomes more to you than you ever could have hoped or imagined.
“Ultimately, if it’s anything or anyone other than Jesus, then it has become an idol.”
“If the focus is on what you must do instead of what Jesus has already done, it is anti-gospel.”
“He lived the life we could not live and died the death we should have died.”
Do you really understand what the gospel is? If not, this is a must read!