I’m dressed in a sweater and boots flying out of KC, where there is a high of 70 today. It’s hot. But I’m flying into Denver, where it’s about 35°, so I need to be prepared.
It got me thinking…
It’s uncomfortable to dress for where you’re going instead of where you are, sometimes, but that’s the wise thing to do. In a similar way, followers of Jesus put on righteousness, wear it like a garment, in the midst of an unrighteous world, and it doesn’t feel like it fits. It can be uncomfortable, make us squirm, but it’s the only appropriate garment for where we’re going.
I’m dressed for another time and place and I’ll gladly feel the occasional discomfort for the reward of having been prepared for my destination.