People look for salvation in all kinds of places. In their work, their family, their possessions, etc. Everyone is looking for that one thing that will make their life complete, that will rescue them from insecurity and doubt. When things are tough, people head for their real god. Life is difficult, so I’ll find god at the bottom of the bottle. Life is tough so I’ll go out and find god through meaningless sex. Life is hard to I will search for god through hard work and super annuation. We look for salvation in all kinds of places. Except for the place where real salvation can be found – Jesus Christ.
X-Factor #43 shows us this truth in just one panel.
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Jamie (the guy with the M over his eye) finds his salvation in the kiss of a woman. This is what makes him complete. This is what rescues him. This is not real. This is a false salvation. This is salvation that doesn’t truly save.
When we look for salvation outside of Jesus, we putting our faith and trust in falsehood. Jesus said “I am the way, the truth and the life. No one gets to the Father except through me.”(John 14:6)
Sorry Jamie. You haven’t found salvation. Because that woman’s embrace is nothing compared to Jesus