As we are hidden in Christ (Col 3:3), fa…

As we are hidden in Christ (Col 3:3), favor surrounds us like a shield (Ps 5:12), God only sees Jesus’ righteousness, and hence he is well pleased. We are cloaked with a tunic of a preferential treatment like Joseph (Gen 37:3), God LIKES us, and it is not dependent on circumstances, status, success, failure or possessions, or even when we are in the prison of darkness; because WE know (you know and I know – we encourage each other as a community), all things are created for good (Rom 8:28), even though others meant it for evil, God meant it for good (Gen 50:20).

– from Judah Smith’s recent podcast