Do You Know You’re Accepted?

As I swiped my card at the local discount store the electronic machine went through the motions just like every other time I’ve shopped. This time though I noticed at the end I saw this word: ACCEPTED. I laughed and told the cashier thanks for accepting me. We both laughed and I took my purchases to the car and then home. ACCEPTED. Such a simple word. Such a profound message. To be accepted from the viewpoint of Christ He agreed to take us into His Kingdom. He consented to give His own life for us. God gave us a positive …