Point Of Hope - Issue26 - February 2016 February 2016 - Page 15

Why is it ?destined for our glory?? Because we reach out for (or come after) Christ! The secret wisdom is in Him! The entire world, prior to Christ's arrival and redemption, strove to be free but always came up short. However, we can be free ? even in our minds ? often that which holds us back the most. "None of the rulers of this age understood it (Editor: speaking of the time of Christ), for if they had, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory. However, as it is written: 'What no eye has seen, what no ear has heard, and what no human mind has conceived ? the things God has prepared for those who love him...?? (1 Corinthians 2:8-9, NIV) Salvation, in its completeness, touches every aspect of our being, making it whole. Our spirit, of course, is reconciled to God. Our body and our time are redeemed for His service. We walk in His plans and purpose for our lives. And, our minds should be free from everything that plagued us before our redemption. The ?rulers of [that] age?