May 7, 2017
Learning to Ride
What does resurrection life look and feel like? How does God’s power and my effort work together?
Paster Kyle used the analogy of learning to Ride a Bike. In this analogy the Bike is Salvation. We didn’t earn it or pay for it, it was a gift from our Father. We must have Faith that our Dad will hold us steady as we start to ride and catch us if we stumble and start to fall. The Pedals of the bike are like our life, momentum is created by pushing away the sinful nature and raising up Godly traits such as kindness, patience, and love.
God will provide everything we need to succeed but he won’t ride the bike for us, it is up to us to choose to get on the Bike, have faith in our Dad, and choose to Live for him. Where are you in this process? Do you still need to get on the bike? Do you need to pick up your feet and look ahead? Do you need to start pedaling?
“Life is like riding a bicycle: you don’t fall off unless you stop pedaling.” – Claude Pepper