Stand firm, then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist…(Ephesians 6:14a)
If it isn’t true…
If God did not send his only begotten son to Earth…if Jesus did not die for our sins…if he did not rise from the grave…if he is not seated at the right hand of the Father making intercession for you and me…
Then it’s all a lie.
My faith is a joke. My salvation is a sham. My righteousness is totally pointless. The peace I have with God is nothing but a delusion. Nothing that I do matters, because in the end I am nothing.
If it isn’t true.
it is true.
All of it.
And when I buckle that truth around me, my faith becomes a shield, my salvation a helmet, my righteousness the guardian of my heart, peace with God the shoes that help me stand.
As you head into your day, know this, Beloved: It is true.