James 5:19 Brethren, if anyone among you wanders from the truth, and someone turns him back, 20 let him know that he who turns a sinner from the error of his way will save a soul from death and cover a multitude of sins.
Ya ever wonder what a Christian may think when they read this scripture and “they” are who is in error?
If you are such a Christian, it is not a matter of waiting for the Holy Spirit to step in and convict you of the error, it is a matter of “you”
1 Thessalonians 4 (16) For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the arch-angel and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first. (17) Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord.
These verses seem to suggest that the dead in Christ (the righteous and heaven bound) are not already in heaven but will do so at Jesus Christ'
Updated Jan 14th 2014 at 10:04 PM by Trivalee
Many difficulties confront me today-- Usually, that means people I care about (or sometimes do not even know) are having difficulties which I somehow manage to share in burden as an intercessor.
I wouldn't have it any other way and so The Lord knows what best suits me.
The Lord being gracious as he is, lead me to read Psalm 103 at the onset of today's issues, to remind me to praise Him and His Qualities as Creator and Loving God over all once again.
Praise has become a
Matthew 26:41, “Watch and pray, lest you enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak”
1 Corinthians 10:13, “God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able”
Temptation is an urge to do something we know is wrong and certainly troubles each one of us, saved or unsaved. Thus, no one on this earth is temptation proof. Even mature believers in Christ have weaknesses in their spiritual
BTW, has anyone ever heard of a group called Mufford and sons. They are on a Christmas list I received and I've never heard of them (not to surprising there). I'm curious what style music they do.