When you recognize God as Creator, you will admire Him. When you recognize His wisdom, you will learn from Him. When you discover His strength, you will rely on Him. But only when He saves you, will you worship Him.

Before your rescue, you could easily keep God at a distance. Comfortably dismissed and neatly shelved. Sure, He was important, but so was your career…your status. Then came the storm and the ripped moorings. Turn to your career for help? Only if you want to hide from the storm—not escape it. Lean on your status for strength? A storm isn’t impressed with your title.

And from that moment on, He is not just a deity to admire or a teacher to observe—He is the Savior. The Savior to be worshiped. A season of suffering is a small price to pay for a clear view of God!

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