July 5, 2020
Life is all about what nexts; birth, , walking, learning, growing, graduating, working, relationships, , children, grandchildren, and many, many, more. The Covid 19 Pandemic the “New ,” Racial Injustice and so much more. It can be ..BUT
2 Timothy 1:7 (NLT); For God has given us a spirit of fear and , but of power, love, and self-discipline.
So, what are we to do? What are you doing with what has given you?
Romans 12:1 (NLT); And so, dear brothers and sisters, I plead with you to give your to God because of all He has done for you. Let them be a and sacrifice-the kind He will find . This is truly the way to Him.
Is there a practical application to that concept?
Romans 12:2a (NLT); copy the and of this world, but let God you into a new person by the way you .
We must think which is, and lead by the , not our own
Romans 12:2b (NLT); … Then you will to know God’s for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect.
Ephesians 2:8,9 (NLT); God saved you by His grace you And you take credit for this; it is a from God. Salvation is a reward for the good things we have done, so of us can boast about it.
Ephesians 4:16 (NLT); He makes the whole body fit together perfectly. As part does its special work, it helps the parts grow, so that the body is healthy and growing and full of love.
If you need God’s in these moments (we need God’s wisdom then ask God for it!
James 1:5-8 (NLT); If you need wisdom, our generous God, and He give it to you. He will not you for asking. when you ask Him, be sure that your faith is God . Do not waver, for a person with divided is as unsettled as a wave of the sea that is blown and tossed by the wind. Such people should expect to receive from the Lord. Their loyalty is divided between God and the world, and they are unstable in they do.
No matter what happens next for the child of God; we choose to place our confidence and too rest in the assurance of His love and His purpose for us, now and eternally!