Francis Chan once said, “Let’s be eager to leave what is familiar for what is true.” We tend to cling to what is familiar in spite of what is true. We would rather have what makes us feel comfortable or safe than pursue the truth, which is often uncomfortable and even dangerous. The fact is we spend most of our lives running towards the familiarity of our culture and away from the truth of God.
While we might say we don’t live this way, the truth shows up on our calendars and in our checkbooks. We spend inordinate amounts of time and money on what is familiar, but very little of either on what is true.
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