Welcome to the Book Journey of Overrated by Eugene Cho.
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The heavy darkness of oppression had blanketed the Hebrew people for years. They ached for deliverance, for a mighty king to rise up and free them. Then, one ordinary day, an angel stepped in and promised a Messiah to a young, unmarried girl named Mary. And, startling enough, this world-redeeming King would grow within her virgin womb. Unbounded hope and raw delight must have filled Mary – that the Most High had knit her Messiah in her being. The fullness of God had been implanted in her and would grow to save her people! [Read more…]
Sometimes what really takes courage is to look a situation and to realize we simply are not enough. We don’t have the experience, the expertise, the energy – and yet it all looms ahead. Courage sighs deep.
But, it doesn’t despair of the inadequacy. It doesn’t feast its eyes on the void.
Courage is fully, humbly aware of what’s lacking – yet filled up and over with the belief that our Lord God Almighty will do just what He says He will do. So, quietly, courage pulls out 5 smooth stones, believing in the One True God who topples giants.
I’ve heard a number of missionary presentations, but two are written with permanent marker on my mind. One was from a young family living in the Middle East, another from the jungles of southeast Asia.
I was in wonder of how their talks were marked up in a hundred different ways by the bold grace, mercy, and sustaining power of Jesus Christ. These missionaries were living in surrender to Him, a stunning picture with the signature of the Risen Savior all over it. [Read more…]