Dangerous Resentments

…pursue that consecration and holiness without which no one will [ever] see the Lord Exercise foresight and be on the watch to look [after one another], to see that no one falls back from and fails to secure God’s grace (His unmerited favor and spiritual blessing), in order that no root of resentment (rancor, bitternessContinue reading “Dangerous Resentments”

Hunger for Fellowship With God

I will be the first to admit that I am not always hungry for God.  I am not always excited to pray and fellowship with others.  In fact, it is not normal for humans to be hungry to know God.  Unfortunately, some Christians are excited about fellowship, but not to get to know Jesus theyContinue reading “Hunger for Fellowship With God”

Hadron Collider $4.5 Billion Folly

Humankind though science continually funds outrageously expensive science projects to understand the underlying substance of the universe to only find they know even less with every discovery.  We built a large hadron collider for $4.75 billion to find out the substructure of the universe.  The sad part is that the human mind is not capableContinue reading “Hadron Collider $4.5 Billion Folly”

The Gift to Love Others

In Christ we are free to love others with this newfound blessing of reconciliation. You can learn all about this gift of reconciliation in II Corinthians 5:18. Now that we have been reconciled to Christ, we have been given the ministry of reconciliation to share with others. Talk about a valuable gift: the gift toContinue reading “The Gift to Love Others”

We Need A Revelation Of How Great Free Will Is (Continued)

Our Ability To Make Right Choices Is A Gift of Grace Romans 3 Jesus (Photo credit: Wikipedia) 22 Namely, the righteousness of God which comes by believing with personal trust and confident reliance on Jesus Christ (the Messiah).  [And it is meant] for all who believe.  For there is no distinction,  tab Righteousness is havingContinue reading “We Need A Revelation Of How Great Free Will Is (Continued)”

We Need A Revelation Of How Great Free Will Is (Continued)

Choose Righteousness or Wickedness A Crown of Righteousness for my Auntie Gin (Photo credit: prayerfriends) Romans 132 Though they are fully aware of God‘s righteous decree that those who do such things deserve to die, they not only do them themselves but approve and applaud others who practice them. tab Real sinners are those whoContinue reading “We Need A Revelation Of How Great Free Will Is (Continued)”

We Need A Revelation Of How Great Free Will Is

We Attain True Freedom When We See Our Life From God’s Perspective  Go From The Midst Of Babylon Isaiah 5211 Depart, depart, go out from there [the land of exile]!  Touch no unclean thing!  Go out of the midst of her [Babylon]; cleanse yourselves and be clean, you who bear the vessels of the LordContinue reading “We Need A Revelation Of How Great Free Will Is”

Chapter 3 – The Faithful Act Like They Know Christ (Continued)

Stained glass at St John the Baptist’s Anglican Church http://www.stjohnsashfield.org.au, Ashfield, New South Wales. Illustrates Jesus’ description of himself “I am the Good Shepherd” (from the Gospel of John, chapter 10, verse 11). This version of the image shows the detail of his face. The memorial window is also captioned: “To the Glory of GodContinue reading “Chapter 3 – The Faithful Act Like They Know Christ (Continued)”

Chapter 3 – The Faithful Act Like They Know Christ (Continued)

The title page to the 1611 first edition of the Authorized Version Bible. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Colossians 3:15 And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body; and be thankful. 16 Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teachingContinue reading “Chapter 3 – The Faithful Act Like They Know Christ (Continued)”

Chapter 3 – The Faithful Act Like They Know Christ (Continued)

English: the first of the Epistles to the Colossians (Photo credit: Wikipedia) In Colossians 3:12 the Lord tells us about the Christian graces he has implanted into our new lives.  We are lavished with riches in the Spirit to minister to others with grace, kindness, humility, meekness, long-suffering, forbearance, and forgiveness. Jesus let your peaceContinue reading “Chapter 3 – The Faithful Act Like They Know Christ (Continued)”