Spiritual Soaring

The eagle spreads its mighty wings             Soaring over the reaches of time His eye is keen upon the horizon             Turning his head from side to side Searching for the tender branch to take             Back to the mountain nest. There is power in each sweep of the             Mighty eagle wings gliding onContinue reading “Spiritual Soaring”

Fulfilling God’s Plan to Love One Another

This is a challenging scripture for those living in the flesh because we find it hard to lay our lives down for fellow Christians. Think of all the Christians you know and in your own strength can you give up your will and focus on their lives?

Obeying the Precepts of the Law Is Not the Right Choice

Carved Nativity group made by Faith Craft (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Romans 3 28 For we hold that a person is justified by faith apart from works prescribed by the law. nrsv A person is made righteous by faith. That is, they can make consistent right choices because they have been justified.  Justification is done byContinue reading “Obeying the Precepts of the Law Is Not the Right Choice”

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)

Jeremiah 9:24 But let him who glories glory in this: that he understands and knows Me [personally and practically, directly discerning and recognizing My character], that I am the Lord, Who practice loving-kindness, judgment and righteousness in the earth, for in these things I delight, says the Lord. tab            Continue 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)”