One day I finally understood what mattered and I have been able to smile since then! Religious myth 2 has to do with the values attached to “doing” as opposed to the Rest created by Believing.
Religious myth 2 “I have to do better!”
“Both the one who makes people holy and those who are made holy are of the same family. So Jesus is not ashamed to call them brothers and sisters.” – Hebrews 2:11
Either at the moment you accepted Christ you are as “made holy” as you are going to get Or all Jesus did by His sacrifice on the cross was to start a new religion – which is it?
I will say this – if it’s the second one, if all He did was start a new religion, we are all in a hopeless, helpless state with no difference between Christianity and any other religion. In addition to that problem saying the second is true is saying that the Bible, Jesus, the new covenant and All that Paul and the early church taught are lies!
Jesus invites His followers into a Rest of being made complete, holy and Totally Righteous at the second they accept Him. Living by Faith that this occurred because of His actions Not ours, is the Only true Rest I have ever found and seeing this showed me His Great Love for me in ways I never imagined which opened up my ability to love others.
Growing in love and to love others IS All that matters for the GraceFull few who don’t look at God as a self improvement plan but rather as The Sole Being Who Loves my soul, perfected my being and let’s me Rest completely by Grace through Faith!