I wonder if Jesus doesn't muster up a slight smile
as he see's his lost ship come straggling into the fold, the beaten, broken,
dirty sheep who stands at the door looking
up at the Shepherd asking,
"Can I come in? I dont deserve it, but.....?"
The Shepherd looks down at the sheep and says,
"Come in, this is your home."
Salvation is the process that's done...
That no one can take away from you.
Sanctification is the lifelong process of...
growing in Christ..
You have begun to live the new life,
in which you are being made new
and are becoming like the ONE who