Surely Not Everything
Jesus gave everything.... and that means nothing was left over or withheld. There was no reserve tucked away in a quiet corner. No back-up plan to escape the horrors of crucifixion. His life was turned over to the plans of God, completely. All for the purpose of bringing us closer to God.
“For the joy set before Jesus he endured the cross, scorning its shame and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.” Hebrews 12:2
It's rare to find Christians who give everything for eternal rewards, and I mean everything as defined above. In the past 20 years I've given some of my life and resources to God's purposes but not my home or retirement securities. Believers who give everything on earth, are rare and extraordinary....