If Jesus is really your Lord, make sure you mean what you say and make sure that you understand that he is the Lord master and controller.
He had a crown of thorns. He was mocked and had a purple cloak. He was scourged and spat upon. This is how Jesus chose to reveal his kingship to us, with humility.
All are welcome. There are diverse ways to worship the one true God.
In other words, being without original sin does not guarantee not sinning later on; it only means that the person was born with the grace of internal integrity of mind, heart and desire.
Why did Zacchaeus have to climb the tree? Zaccheaus climbed a tree out of curiosity, out of an eagerness to see Jesus. He also climbed the tree because he couldn’t see.
Start working on something. Work on something particular. Day by day.
It’s important that we see who God is aside from the way we perceive God.
Are we willing to go beyond our comfort zone to encounter Jesus? Are we willing to take a risk and be like Zacchaeus.
“God, please show me an area of my life where I need to repent and make reparation.”
It was because He loved us that He refused to control our free will, including our freedom to reject Him and to remove Him when the truth became inconvenient or difficult to accept.