OK is one of those phrases (or is it a word?) which can convey precisely the opposite of what you intend to say.
You may think you have agreed with someone when you say it, but because they wanted a much more positive affirmative response, to them it means ‘no I don’t agree, but I’m going to go along with it anyway.’
You may also have meant that something is perfectly fine, and to your complete satisfaction – ‘It is OK.’ But, alas, to the person who has heard it, it may mean only satisfactory, and far below what you were hoping for.
Alas, there is little we can do to remedy this situation – just hope there is a chance to clarify what was meant and understood. The problem comes when the wrong impression is conveyed, then reported, and then, horror of horrors, gets back to the originator of the comment, who finds he/she said the opposite of what she/he said!
Great for sit-coms and comedy, but the humour not always appreciated in real life.
Are we OK? What exactly is Jesus’ opinion of us? Dare we ask?
The answer is YOU MUST ASK! This is exactly what coming to Jesus is. Don’t assume you’re OK, and don’t spend the rest of your life trying to work it out yourself. And don’t necessarily assume the answers other people give you have been heard correctly.
Ask, and you shall receive.
Jesus did say that the reason he was sent was very simple – so that we might know him – and he states that knowing him is eternal life itself. Check it out. 17th chapter of John.
You won’t know you’re OK until you ask.