What if Christ’s call in our lives is not to find comfort in our culture? What if Christ in us actually compels us to counter our culture?
What is outside your comfort zone today maybe at the very centre of your comfort zone tomorrow. This is because once you open become used to the scariness of your new place, being outside your comfort zone begins to seem like home. Before long, you may have to move yet again and go to the unknown, like Abraham went out but did not know where he was going.
Our Father may ask us to do something that seems illogical—perhaps to accept more responsibility when we were hoping to reduce our workload, to leave a position that He provided just recently, or to take on an assignment for which we feel ill-equipped. His plan might feel unrealistic in view of our age, stage of life, or health concerns. We must press forward in obedience, regardless of how impractical the request may appear.
When God opens a door, it is often an exit from our comfort zone. We have no way of knowing where it will lead or what lies beyond—but we do know that we can trust the One who opened the door. So we can step through it with a sense of expectation, knowing that something incredible lies ahead.
My comfort must never take precedence over doing anything that brings God glory. We must take risks to see God fully glorified.