Going through our series ALL IN has been refreshingly convicting.

Sounds oxymoronic, I know.

Refreshing because God reminds me that  there’s nothing I can do to make Him love me more and nothing I can do to make Him love me less.

Convicting because it just exposes the rottenness of my own heart.  All of our hearts.

Toddlers are so cute.  I know that because I have one of them.  Ika nga, mana mana lang yan. Haha!

However, no matter how cute they are, sinful nature trumps our desire to do good – which is why we need a SAVIOR.  We can’t save ourselves.

No matter how cute kids are, they are still sinners – which makes them cute, little sinners.

The other day, Jenn went into the kitchen to check on our 2 year old Joaquin.  He was fiddling with the microwave oven.  When asked what he was doing, he steps back and with a guilty look, he says, “Nothing!”

When Jenn opened the microwave oven, she found our 9 week old Maltese (dog) inside.

What would cause a 2 year old bring destruction to a cute puppy?

I know. SIN.

Proverbs 14:12. There is a way that seems right to a man, but in the end it leads to death.

We all have a propensity for it.

Our Savior needs to save us not just from sin but more so from ourselves.  Left to ourselves, we will mess up.  Left to ourselves, we will destroy ourselves.

For He rescued us from the domain of darkness, and transferred us to the kingdom of His beloved Son in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins. (Colossians 1:14)

What happened to Briggie (our dog)? Good thing Jenn came in the nick of time.  Or else… she would’ve have been ONE HOT DOG.