Trusting that God's work in you will be completed
March 3, 2011
And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ.
Just 45 minutes north of Dallas, Texas is a city called Frisco that's home to over 100,000 people. Away from the busiest part of the city, you'll find a beautiful piece of land called the Brinkmann Ranch on the main thoroughfare. But as you look at this idyllic, 2,000-acre Texas landmark, you'll notice something very wrong.
You see, 24 years ago, the picturesque house on the Brinkmann Ranch burned to the ground. So the owner contracted to build a new house just like the old one. But in the middle of construction, he died and the house was never completed.
Today, over two decades later, that house still stands unfinished. The roof is up and the steel framing is there, but only an eerie skeleton of the beautifully-dreamed house rests on the ranch today.
When many Christians today think about their spiritual life, they see themselves like that house. Sure, there's something there, but it just feels incomplete.
But I want you to know that God has not forgotten you. He doesn't just leave you half-finished and walk away. All believers are a work in progress, and we can be assured that his work is being done. One day, on that glorious day of Jesus Christ, we can have full confidence that this work will be completed!
EVERY BELIEVER IS A WORK IN PROGRESS. SO AS GOD DOES HIS WORK IN YOUR LIFE, TRUST IN HIM THAT HE WILL BRING IT TO COMPLETION.
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