1. By his initiative alone, he remakes our hearts to love him and others unselfishly.
  2. In Christ, we live beneath an open heaven having the definitive proof in the cross of Christ that God is outrageously for us, not against us.
  3. Christians are in a unique position to show the world something truly other-worldly. We are free from living in our world as if it contained all there is.
  4. We don’t deserve Jesus' friendship, but he nonetheless embraces us with it, along with his promise that he will never leave us nor forsake us.