When someone says, “It is what it is,” I always want to reply, “But remember ‘I Am Who I Am.'”
#God #resignation #faith
Man counts the days since, saints count the days until.
#forward #expectation #hope
“Without a doubt, the great test of any doctrine or of any plan of action is to know if the proposed idea has Christ as he is revealed in the New Testament.”
—João Pennisi and Bryan Jay Bost, Espístola de Paulo aos Colossenses, 50
#Christ #doctrine #NewTestament
God tells me to take care of my own attitudes and actions, not control others. He wants us to help each other, counsel, encourage, rebuke, and pray for each other. But in the end, each one must decide to do the will of God or not. And so must I.
#self #decisions #love
Spend the energy and raise the intensity on behalf of the gospel of Jesus Christ that others do for worldly issues. #zeal
“So put away all filth and evil excess and humbly welcome the message implanted within you, which is able to save your souls” James 1.21. “[T]he putting away is something we must do for ourselves, since God will not, and others cannot, do it for us.” —Guy N. Woods, James, 81.
#sin #repentance #James
At death, it won’t matter what people think or say, but what we did during our lives and the #choices we made, to set ourselves on the path to eternal life or to everlasting perdition.