It seems that the sicker I get, the more challenging my life becomes and the more I want to study. It always seems that I'm running out of time and that I want to do so much more before I pass away. I received some great books for my birthday. One is to learn more about heaven, another is to learn to pray better and the third is a study on the book of Proverbs. I'm studying the book about heaven together with Charles, the prayer book on my own and the Proverbs study together with an online friend.
Days in which I don't know who I am in Christ and what I should be doing for Christ!The spiritual battles I face daily.The fleshly temptations daily.The trials and tribulations I face daily.The list could go on & on....I wonder at times 'is their anything that I should be doing more for the Glory of My Jesus?' Of course !!! But as Paul said 'I do those things I should not do and do not those things I should do' But therefore there is no condemnation for those in Christ. However we still cannot
Updated Sep 5th 2008 at 02:01 AM by cdo
How was Israel saved? By works? No. By the law? No.
They were saved by the blood of the Passover Lamb. In order to be saved by that blood they had to have faith in God's word that:
a. There was a definite threat of death.(Rom 6:23)
b. That the application of the blood of the Lamb would indeed protect them.
" For even Christ our passover is sacrificed for us:".
It was after they were saved that God showed them His law. They could not bypass Sinai. "This
I heard Vance Havner say "we never really know whether Christ is all we need until we're in a position where He's all we got."
When all is gone, He's all that's left. He will never forsake or leave us. Christ gets great pleasure in seeing us in any position where we can only trust Him and let Him get all the glory.
This isn't a group effort. We do it by ourselves. Just us and God.
It's when we get to this place that He teaches us and communes with us. God can communicate
One of my Grandsons spent a few days with us. He was really interested in the new roof so Papa put a ladder up and Wesley scooted up it like an old pro and pretended he was putting on the shingles. He couldnt' figure out that I was finished because I have a few extra bundles of shingles laying on my deck.
The roofing was a blessing. My nephew Nick came over faithfully and helped me with it until we were finished. It was a pleasure to work with him. He's a good kid with good parents and