God dwells in the praises of His people.
Encounters that bring about transformation are intimately experienced.
Then it hit me — we cannot engage in anything impactful with no other strength except that which God supplies!
“He suffered and endured every test and temptation, so that he can help us every time we pass through the ordeals of life.”
Now, the whiteness of my shoe is not in its cleanness, but in its make. No matter how much dirt goes onto that shoe it will still be referred to as “white shoes”. When God makes your soul like that of a new creation, it is not based on your ability to maintain an upright life. He washes you clean because that’s what He does and nothing can change that.
God’s plan for humankind doesn’t end with us or when we die — it’s much bigger than that. His love goes beyond today.
Our time will run out at some point. Therefore it is important for us to live well.
Our relationship with God depends on the instructions He gives us in His word. Only an obedient child finds pleasure in instruction.