We love upgrading! Whether it's our phone, house, or car, we always want something newer or better. But what if we could be upgraded? This is exactly how God finishes the plan of salvation!
Have you ever watched a caterpillar morph into a butterfly? It's amazing! We undergo a similar process during salvation. Before being glorified, we "take flight" by breaking free from our flesh.
Parents love throwing birthday parties for their kids! And is there a better feeling than giving them the perfect present? God is the same way. He loves converting sinners and giving us the blessings of salvation.
CPR is a useful emergency procedure. It's also a great way to understand how God begins converting us. Although we can't "make a decision" for Him, He makes a decision for us.
Have you ever seen a movie when a character is caught in quicksand? That's actually a pretty good picture of us in our sinful state. God invented the "plan of salvation" to pull us out of the quicksand of sin.