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From the Poem: Which Path Are You On

via Snippet of The Day 07.16.17 — CHRISTian poetry ~ by deborah ann

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Terms of the new covenant, the law no longer exists in the form of a written code apart from Jesus. God’s law, in its spirit and intent, exists in Christ alone. He is greater than the law. The law kills, but the Spirit, which we receive by faith in Christ, gives life (2 Cor. 3:6). Fulfilling the law is through trusting him rather than obedience to an external written code.

Our spiritual connection with God is based on a personal relationship with Christ, not on obedience to an impersonal list of rules. Living faith can be to Jesus Christ only, because salvation is through him.

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1 Kings 21:1-22:14 – We read of human sin and divine judgment (21:1-4,15-16,20-24). There is also something else here: the mercy of God – ‘Because he has humbled himself before Me, I will not bring the evil in his days…’(29). The judgment of God will come – but not yet. It is held back by […]

via 30th April: 1 Kings 21-22 – The mercy of God — Praying Through God’s Word

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LAST DAYS COMMENT,,,,Second Timothy 3:1–4 gives us a clear picture of the state of the world before Jesus comes and most likely also describes the world in the days of Noah. That verse says, “But mark this: There will be terrible times in the last days. People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, without love, unforgiving, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not lovers of the good, treacherous, rash, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God.” It is becoming increasingly obvious that, to understand what the world was like in the days of Noah, we only need to watch the evening news.

(It will become so evil no one will need the HOLY SPIRIT. BESIDES?  he probably has already left the earth with the RAPTURE,,,MHO..}

Oct
18

THE GRACE OF GOD”

“…by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God. “ -Ephesians 2:8

CONSIDER AFRESH the often asked question on the above text: “What is referred to by the last phrase, “it is the gift of God?” Does the apostle teach that grace is the gift of God, or does he say it is salvation, or perhaps that faith is the gift of God?

Look first at the word ‘grace.’ Aside from the Apostle James’ reference to a flower’s vanished glory, both ‘grace’ and ‘favor’ in the New Testament King James Version are always a translation of the same Greek word, charis (khar’ece, Strong #5485). Its first definition in Strong’s Greek Lexicon is “graciousness,…of manner or act.” And it is of interest to note that Webster’s Ninth Collegiate Dictionary puts as its first definition of grace, “unmerited divine assistance given man for his regeneration or sanctification.” So grace is favor, “unmerited favor.”

Salvation by Grace

Grace is, therefore, God’s unmerited favor – His goodness toward those who have no claim on, nor reason to expect, divine favor. The principal manifestation of God’s grace has heen in the form of a gift. We think the apostle meant that salvation is “the gift of God,” or, as emphatically put in the Greek, “of God is it the gift.” Salvation is not our achievement, but it is a gift from God. That truth is made stronger by contrast. It is ‘not of ourselves’ and “not of works.” Salvation is indeed the most extraordinary expression of God’s grace.

Salvation is of divine origin. But it is not anything that God was bound to arrange by the necessity of His nature. It is the result of His gracious will. Had it not been for His good pleasure, salvation would never have come. “By grace are ye saved.” The Greek grammar denotes not the act of being saved, but the fact of having been saved. God’s grace rather than human merit is the source of the whole arrangement. We are saved gratuitously. Salvation is a gift; it is not earned.

Faith

But what about faith? We inquire into this because, other than the clearly stated gift of miraculously-conferred faith (1 Cor. 12:9), some suggest that it is faith which “is the gift of God.” Certainly faith is a received quality. It is among blessings which answer to Paul’s rhetorical question, “what has thou that thou didst not receive?” (1 Cor. 4:7) But the elements of character which please God, among which is faith, as well as the temporal possessions and necessities held by Jesus’ disciples, are generally attained through conscious effort. They are ‘received’ through our cooperation amidst God’s overruling Providences.

Faith, wherever present, exists in the mind, and it is generated by the holy spirit’s influence of light and peace. Faith, in common with every other Christian virtue, exists in the heart that has responded to spiritual influences. Paul wrote that “all [men] have not faith.” (2 Thes. 3:2) That does not suggest, however, that those who have faith received it as “the gift of God” as though an answer to our question. It is one’s own mind and being that believes. It is not possible for God to believe for man, and convey that belief as a gift. The apostle wrote, rather, that “Faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the Word of God. “-Rom. 10:17

Paul understood that faith is built and constructed; it grows and enlarges. He encouraged believers to increase in faith: “We are bound to thank God always for you, brethren, as it is meet, because that your faith groweth exceedingly, and the charity of every one of you all toward each other aboundeth.” (2 Thes. 1:3) ‘Soundness of faith’ comes through hearing, thinking, learning and trusting, and sometimes by victory following rebuke.-Titus 1:13

h. The gospel promises salvation, full and free. God’s loving mercy is the “good news” message to the sin-sick and weary-salvation offered freely to all, without money and without price.-Isa. 55:1-3

A living and active love for God expands with one’s enlarging appreciation of His unmerited favor in the great salvation. “We love Him, because He first loved us.” (1 John 4:19) And when we come to love God and our Lord Jesus, we come to love those who are of the same mind. We grow in loving sympathy for our brethren in their fight of faith. And we come to love all mankind, so loved by God as to send His only begotten Son to suffer cruel death, the price of human redemption.

Gifts from God

Jesus was sent to “save his people from their sins. ” (Mat. 1:21) He came to save from death, which is caused by sin. The saved thus have eternal life.  “And this is the record that God hath given to us eternal life and this life is in his Son. He that hath [belief in] the Son hath life; and he that hath not [belief in] the Son of God hath not life.” (1 John 5:11,12) By God’s grace, salvation life is free as a gift through faith.

Christ our Lord.”  – Rom.6.23

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Apr
03

In America very few children have died due ti the VIRUS? Coincidental? I know differently. Jesus told us not to hurt children. women and so joiners

If it had happen it would have challenged the credibility of GOD. WE kNOW GOD IS IN CONTROL!. turn to god pilgrims asap!

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GOTQUESTIONS.ORG

In the New Testament, Jesus healed “every disease and every sickness,” as well as plagues in the areas He visited (Matthew 9:35; 10:1; Mark 3:10). Just as God chose to use plagues and disease to show His power to the Israelite, Jesus healed as an exhibition of the same power to verify that He was truly the Son of God. He gave the same healing power to the disciples to verify their ministry (Luke 9:1). God still allows sickness for His own purposes, but sometimes disease, even worldwide pandemics, are simply the result of living in a fallen world. There is no way to determine whether or not a pandemic has a specific spiritual cause, but we do know that God has sovereign control over all things (Romans 11:36) and will work all things together for the good of those who know and love Him (Romans 8:28).

The spread of sicknesses such as Ebola and the coronavirus is a foretaste of pandemics that will be part of the end times. Jesus referred to future plagues associated with the last days (Luke 21:11). The two witnesses of Revelation 11 will have power “to strike the earth with every kind of plague as often as they want” (Revelation 11:6). Seven angels will wield seven plagues in a series of final, severe judgments described in Revelation 16.

The appearance of pandemic diseases may or may not be tied to God’s specific judgment of sin. It could also simply be the result of living in a fallen world. Since no one knows the time of Jesus’ return, we must be careful about saying global pandemics are proof that we are living in the end times. For those who do not know Jesus Christ as Savior, disease should be a reminder that life on this earth is tenuous and can be lost at any moment. As bad as pandemics are, hell will be worse. The Christian, however, has the assurance of salvation and the hope of eternity because of the blood of Christ shed on the cross for us (Isaiah 53:5; 2 Corinthians 5:21; Hebrews 9:28).

How should Christians respond to pandemic diseases? First, do not panic. God is in control. The Bible says the equivalent of “do not fear” over 300 times. Second, be wise. Take reasonable steps to avoid exposure to the disease and to protect and provide for your family. Third, look for opportunities for ministry. Often when people are fearful for their lives, they are more willing to have conversations about eternity. Be bold and compassionate in your sharing of the Gospel, always speaking the truth in love (Ephesians 4:15).

Recommended Resource: The Book of Signs: 31 Undeniable Prophecies of the Apocalypse by David Jeremiah

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Mar
31

Awake, my soul!
    Awake, harp and lyre!
    I will awaken the dawn.

I will praise you, Lord, among the nations;
    I will sing of you among the peoples.
10 For great is your love, reaching to the heavens;
    your faithfulness reaches to the skies.

11 Be exalted, O God, above the heavens;
    let your glory be over all the earth.

Footnotes:

  1. Psalm 57:1 In Hebrew texts 57:1-11 is numbered 57:2-12.
  2. Psalm 57:1 Title: Probably a literary or musical term
  3. Psalm 57:3 The Hebrew has Selah (a word of uncertain meaning) here and at the end of verse 6.

New International Version (NIV)

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Psalm 55:17

Sticky Note From God ~03.30.20~ — CHRISTian poetry ~ by deborah ann
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We thank You, Lord, for Your amazing love. On March 29, 2020 By charlieIn Deuteronomy, prayer, Praying Through God’s Word Praying Through God’s Word: Deuteronomy 20:10-21:23 We thank You, Lord, for Your amazing love – “while we were Your enemies we were reconciled to You by the death of Your Son” (Romans 5:10); “Once we were no people but now we are Your people; once we had not received mercy but now we have received mercy” (1 Peter 2:10). Share this: Press ThisTwitterFacebookTumblr Related Deuteronomy 19:1-20:9 – By Your grace, Lord, You call us to be Your soldiers and servants.In “Deuteronomy” Lord, You call us to belong to You …In “Deuteronomy” Praying Through God’s Word: LamentationsIn “Lamentations” DeuteronomyprayerPraying Through God’s Word Post navigation Previous Worship the Lord – and witness for Him. Next The pathway to holiness: ‘By grace you have been saved through faith… for good works.’ One thought on “We thank You, Lord, for Your amazing love.” charlie Thanks, Mother Hen and Kristi Ann, for liking this prayer. God bless you both. April 8, 2018 at 3:36 pm Reply Leave a Reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed. Blogs I Follow D.F.G. Hailson Tom’s Blog leapfromthepagesblog.wordpress.com/ Bewildering Winds The Broken Church Pastor Reeder’s Blog The Bible’s in My Blood Mike Phay Applied Heart A DOSE OF GOD TODAY Scot Loyd Ridgetop Reflections Conversations With God Dustin C. George Welcome to Eduinfomark Website Apples of Gold Encouragement The Word! The Word! The Word! My Beautiful Ashes The Bible: A Chapter A Day Blissfully Bianca 1 Chronicles 1 Kings 1 Samuel 2 Chronicles 2 Kings Acts book of Job Daniel Deuteronomy Exodus Ezekiel From Genesis to Revelation in a year Genesis Hebrews Isaiah Jeremiah John Joshua Leviticus Luke Mark Matthew Nehemiah Numbers prayer Praying Through God’s Word Psalms Revelation Romans ten commandments Powered by Google TranslateTranslate Tags 1 Chronicles 1 Corinthians 1 John 1 Kings 1 Peter 1 Samuel 1 Thessalonians 1 Timothy 2 Chronicles 2 Corinthians 2 John 2 Kings 2 Peter 2 Samuel 2 Thessalonians 2 Timothy 3 John Acts Amos Berkhof Berkouwer Bible reading notes book of Job Colossians Daniel Deuteronomy Ecclesiastes Ephesians Esther Exodus Ezekiel Ezra From Genesis to Revelation in a year Galatians Genesis George Philip Habakkuk Haggai Hebrews Hosea hymns Isaiah James Jeremiah Joel John Jonah Joshua Jude Judges Lamentations Leviticus links Luke Malachi Mark Matthew Micah Nahum Nehemiah Numbers Obadiah Philemon Philippians prayer Praying Through God’s Word Psalms Revelation Romans Song of Solomon ten commandments theology Titus Zechariah Zephaniah Top Posts & Pages Worship the Lord – and witness for Him. What a perfect atonement! What a perfect Saviour! … The blessings that we receive from the Lord Search for: Pages About Bible notes by G. Philip Daily Devotional Readings God’s Word For Every Day Learning From God’s Word Link to “The Reformation Continues” Meditating on God’s Word One Year Bible Revised Common Lectionary Search The Scriptures The Theology Of G C Berkouwer Recent Posts The pathway to holiness: ‘By grace you have been saved through faith… for good works.’ We thank You, Lord, for Your amazing love. Worship the Lord – and witness for Him. The blessings that we receive from the Lord What a perfect atonement! What a perfect Saviour! …

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