"He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says..."
God bless you.
"Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, whereunto you are also called, and have professed a good profession before many witnesses." (1 Timothy 6:12)
Amid the everlasting splendor of transforming relationship with Almighty God lies the greatest adventure in existence. Though our journey in Christ is not about "thrills", it certainly includes them!
To some degree, everyone thirsts for adventure, and boredom vigorously pursues all who are captivated by the things of this world. Earthly opportunities and challenges - from exotic to meager - all share one commonality... they end. No matter what, where, or how exciting - they are all as finite as the flesh, and the "glory of reward" in traversing their maze soon fades into silent oblivion.
Not so with God.
Following hard after our Heavenly Father through faith in Jesus Christ carries endless adventure and elements which are far greater... TRUE LOVE, righteousness, transformation, satisfaction, fulfillment, purpose, confidence, meaning, cause, JOY, and ETERNAL reward.
Saints, I'm not trying to reduce life in Christ to an ad in a thrill-seekers magazine. Rather, I'm imploring lukewarm believers who are sparked by challenge to recognize the magnitude of lasting treasure and UNLIMITED CHALLENGE you have in the gift of eternal life granted by God through Christ Jesus! The salvation residing in your own bosom transforms from guttermost to uttermost and soothes, satisfies, and quenches each thirst for PEACE.
It will never be taken away, but we must plumb its depths to uncover its precious, life-changing attributes! We must be the pursuers and the seekers beyond church pews and "religiosity"!
Christ is the Gift to humanity that keeps on giving; the Source of excitement, adventure, and true challenge which never ends but only grows in revelation as nourishing resource to every imaginable and unimaginable hunger of mankind. HALLELUJAH! Now that's an adventure!
Dive into that closet of intimacy with just you and God and seek out the keys to your treasure chest of Destiny in Abba. Be willing to hold on to Jesus through each challenge as you "lay hold on eternal life", and your deeper, truer journey will begin!
Let our Father tame your flesh. Allow yourselves to LOVE and be loved... and the greatest challenge of all... learn to love others UNCONDITIONALLY and CONTINUE TO LOVE; no bungee jump or skydive in existence can defeat or even match such utter fulfillment.
Christ alive in you, accomplishing the eternal will of the Father, is the greatest adventure there is, and the VICTORY TORCH of Christ's life lived through you will never burn out or even grow cold.
Pick up your banner, beloved. Resolve today to vigorously pursue the everlasting reward of eternal life.