Our journey toward authenticity unfolds on Restoration Road.
Like every automobile, we began as a clay mold. In the Garden of Eden, God breathed life into the dust to make man in His image. Unfortunately, we all fall short of His original design, proudly pursuing the satisfaction of our desires in self-restoration attempts apart from Him.
The Master Key that unlocks the gate to Restoration Road is a humble heart toward Christ the Restorer that is fleshed out in humility toward others. In essence, the Master Key is cross-shaped, a picture of vertical humility intersecting with horizontal humility in the One who was fully God and fully man.
When we humble our clay hearts to the Restorer and say, “I can’t. You can,” He makes us new, authentically reflecting the design of our Designer. Jesus said, “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest” (Matthew 11:28). His rest is restoration that gives us satisfying new life from the inside out. In Christ, who we are designed to be will determine what we are designed to do, which will determine where we are designed to go.
Humbly bend the knees of your heart to the Restorer Jesus Christ. Surrender your old life, your sins, piece-by-piece, and your new life to the One who makes all things new as you travel Restoration Road.
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