When’s the last time you celebrated your salvation?
Many of us who grew up in the church sort of “slid” into our relationship with Christ. We certainly appreciate what salvation means, but it’s hard to compare our life before accepting Christ and our life after, because they are superficially very similar.
This devotional from Today suggests that we should set aside a day to joyfully give thanks to God for the salvation we’ve received:
Since God has reordered our lives through his salvation, snatching us from Satan and writing his law on our hearts, we should celebrate as well. Isnâ€™t it time you celebrated your salvation? Christians born in the church who never know anything different sometimes make their Christian life so ordinary. No party, no fun, no joy. Live joyfully in Jesus!
Centuries have passed. The Jews still celebrate the feast of Purim. Maybe you and I should have a custom that each year we celebrate our rebirth in Christ. Perhaps we should celebrate the day we were baptized, or the day we declared our faith in Jesus. What milestone in your life could you celebrate? Now is a great time to begin such a tradition of thanks to God.
What do you think about the idea of setting aside a day a year to remember a milestone in your faith journey? What could you do to make it special?