Many of us see Easter as a time when we are saved. Saved perhaps from an angry God. Saved from eternal damnation. Saved from death itself. But have you ever wondered what you were saved for? Most of us know what we are saved from but few ever contemplate fully what we were saved for. The disciples didn’t get set free from their mission and sent home when Jesus rose again. If anything their workload increased.
We have been saved from eternal damnation but in the process we have been saved for a purpose. We all have a common purpose but not the same calling. Some of us are apostles, some evangelists, some prophets, some teachers, some pastors, some deacons, some elders – all working towards to the great commission.
We have been saved but not for selfish gain. For God so loved the world he sent his one and only son…you know the rest.
As we ride the joy of Easter lets have the confidence to find out what we have been saved for not just from…