The glory of a mother is that she never gives up on her kids. Likewise, God predestined a holy church, and He will not give up on her. But, this election is corporate–not individual. Like the children of Israel, we can be called brethren yet reject in unbelief the promises of God for our lives. Will you let God birth you, as a new, holy creature, into his elect church? Our sister Kathryn's welcome is a wonderful unfolding of Hebrews 5 and walking in the beauty of Jesus.