In Jesus it is our purpose to do good works. Works not possible in our own strength, but because God prepared them for us.
When I was young, I liked to read books. Many of the books I read were stories about the Second World War. I liked to read books about the Dutch Resistance during the nazi occupation of the Netherlands. Although, most of them were only fictional stories, they inspired and intrigued me. Years later, when I became a follower of Jesus, I started to realize that following Jesus had something in common with the Dutch Resistance. While the Netherlands were occupied by the nazis, several Dutchmen denied to work together with the nazis and started to sabotage the works of their occupiers. Together they formed the Dutch Resistance. Although they lived in an occupied country, they lived for the sake of the Dutch Kingdom. Read More