The counter play in football is simple; the entire offense heads in one direction while the running back cuts and heads the opposite way. Do you know
that Christianity is really a counter play? The world advises, “Do it on your own.Christ says, “I’ll do it for you.The world suggests, “Advance by domination.Christ says, “Advance by service.The world chants, “Seize it now.Christ says “Wait for the kingdom to come.The world cries, “Vengeance!Christ whis- pers, “Forgiveness!
The world says, “All roads lead to heaven. Christ says, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life! The world calls standard plays, resulting in brokenness and separation. But you can “run the counter by trusting in Christ, instead of yourself, and this world.
“The world and its desires pass away, but whoever does the will of God lives forever I John 2:17 .
Are you willing to be counter-cultural?