Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ:
I preached on this verse on Sunday. In a discussion later, Shellie Smith said, “He has too much invested in us to just let us go.”
God’s Investment — The Father
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
God’s Investment — The Son
I Peter 1:18-19
18 Forasmuch as ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, from your vain conversation received by tradition from your fathers;
19 But with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot:
God’s Investment — The Spirit
13 …in whom also after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that holy Spirit of promise,
14 Which is the earnest of our inheritance….