Jesus standing at the door and knocking is not an evangelistic outreach, but a tender picture of his care for the church by calling her to repent of blending in with a godless culture.
As you read the Bible it becomes clear that the temple is a big deal. The key to rightly valuing these portions of scripture is seeing why the temple is so central to the story of redemption.
As we enter into our culture’s season of thanksgiving, let me encourage you to let the structure of this chorus guide the way you give thanks.
Strug’s vault is a powerful illustration of something we’re losing as a culture: the value of personal sacrifice for a cause greater than self.
As human beings we were created to find our satisfaction outside of ourselves.