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When I think about the word “faith,” I’m always reminded of Hebrews 11:1: “Now faith is the reality of what is hoped for, the proof of what is not seen” (HCSB).
The claim that Jesus is the only way to God isn’t always the popular route. It can be awkward and confusing at times. It’s the narrow way. Sometimes, it forces us to slow down. But, it can reduce collisions in life. For those who wish to cross it, the experience is much more pleasant than a two-way or multiple-way path to the Father. And for those traveling in God’s direction, it’s much easier to focus ahead with Jesus as the guide.********
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Focus. It’s something I struggle with often. And because I want to see and do so many things at one time, I usually get a blurry perspective of the world around me. Sadly, my fear of missing out on the larger spectrum of life has caused me to miss the clarity of focusing on the many single, beautiful details that God has designed for my eyes to see.
On page 65 of the Fall 2010 issue of Collegiate magazine, we interviewed Erik Odegard, a 20-year-old Fusion missionary. Fusion sends high school grads on a semester-long missionary trek around the world. It’s a full semester of missionary training, followed by a semester overseas working with a local church and missionaries to spread the gospel and serve wherever God leads. Check out this video to see Fusion students in action.
Sin is real. Sin is rampant. Sin is ridiculous. But we do it—often. In fact, our culture has become so numb to sin that we often forget the consequences involved. Because of the seriousness of sin and its consequences, God (in His tender mercy) provided us a Savior.