More than desiring our salvation, God desires relationship with us. Often, Christians cite, as cause for their devotion to God and adherence to Christianity, their own inherent imperfection and sinful condition and requisite need for┬ájustification, sanctification, and salvation. Although these tenants and realities are true, mere gratitude for salvation is not enough to serve as the foundation for a functional, let alone intimate, relationship. I appreciate when people do nice things for me. I am grateful for the provision of my parents, for gifts friends…Continue Reading “More Than Merely Saved”