When we stood in the fork of the road (Matthew 7:13-14) and gave serious thought to the way we would go for the rest of our days, we faced the most momentous decision of our lives. Before us we literally looked down the roads to either life or death. When you chose that way that leads to life you became a member of an elite, peculiar, treasured body. You became a Christian, a son of God, a part of the Body of Jesus Christ. At that time you surrendered your own autonomous, independent, self-oriented life to become a God-centered, yielded, converted, Spirit-led and directed person. You said, in effect, "God, You have the prior right to direct my paths, for You are my Maker!" You, after resistance and struggle, became a conquered possession, purchased by the supreme sacrifice of the death and life of Christ. You became Christ's servant.
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