“Before I fully committed to Christianity, I felt no yearning to believe in an afterlife. There’s a misconception that people believe in heaven because they are afraid of the finality of death. On the contrary, before I became a Christian I believed one life was enough.
However, after wholeheartedly believing that God through His own purpose and grace saved me from the inevitability of my own sin and consequent death, I found I could trust Him with everything in my life. Being able to place my trust in God is one of the many privileges I enjoy as a Christian.
I’m no longer seeking external approval to prove I’m good enough. Instead, I’m called to live my life not just through moral obligation, but also a joyful desire to praise the one who made me.”
2 Timothy 1:9
“He has saved us and called us to a holy life—not because of anything we have done but because of His own purpose and grace. This grace was given us in Christ Jesus before the beginning of time.”