Most people live by an unwritten rule: Do good to those who do good to you or who might treat you well in the future. What Jesus suggests we do instead is crazy! But maybe this is why people who follow Him stand out from the crowd.

While the beautiful front side of a tapestry reveals the hard work and clarity of a design that would not exist without the diverse and colorful difference of the contrasting threads, the backside of a tapestry reveals to us that God’s people are always a work in progress.

Do you have an area of sin in your life where you cannot seem to find freedom? Many of us desperately want to know where to find freedom from the influence of sin. We do have power over sin and it is not by focusing more on the rules or working harder.