Great Illustration

I read this in an online devotional my sister Terri got me hooked on. I feel like it's a clear analogy of what it feels like we're doing! (hint: we're just now climbing into the wheelbarrow)

"When I was a new Christian I heard an illustration of what belief and faith looked like when combined. If you were a trapeze artist and were skilled at walking across tightropes over high places, you might even be willing to walk across Niagara Falls. In fact, I would have confidence that you could because I had seen your abilities as a trapeze artist. However, if you asked me if you could push me in a wheelbarrow across Niagara Falls, you would be challenging me to put my beliefs into action. This requires faith, participation, and risk, which, until now, was based only on mental assent."


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