The goal of the Christian life is far beyond the reach of our wounded nature, almost humanly impossible. The requirements are extreme. This is why Jesus Christ teaches us that we have to count on Him and on His grace.
Religious tensions could potentially escalate in the Muslim-majority nation of Malaysia with the formation of a new coalition government that includes a fundamentalist political party. This new scenario brings to mind the past tussle over the use of the word “Allah,” which nonetheless ended beneficially for the Christians.