We are all focused on are we doing our best. The culture of self-improvement requires we worship “the best”. It is sad. What if our best isn’t good enough to God? What if Jesus challenges us to see things differently?
In God’s world there is our best, which falls short of what God wants?” And there is “are we doing what God wants?” Are we doing what God requires?
Jesus challenges us to love God with all that we are, with our whole strength, and with every fiber of our being. Jesus challenges to love everyone we know and meet. This is our focus. This is what is required.
Jesus gives us the power, through his Holy Spirit, to do what God requires. We are new beings in him, no longer doomed to fail.
Are we doing our best or are we doing what is required?