What do you do with the sins of your past? Paul says, I am continually, consciousely, purposely forgetting all those things of my past, what is behind me. I leave them back there, behind me. And now — I press on.
I for one do not want to arrive in God’s Courts with filthy rags on, stinking of sin – before the God of the Universe. How ’bout you? Do you wear filthy robes – or have you been beautified with rich robes of forgiveness? God is able to take away all your past sinfulness — and place you in good standing with Him. No matter how grave your sin, no matter how long you sinned, no matter. No problem. He is able.
“Your life is a journey you must travel with a deep consciousness of God. It cost God plenty to get you out of that dead-end, empty-headed life you grew up in. He paid with Christ’s sacred blood, you know. He died like an unblemished, sacrificial lamb….” – 1 Peter 1:18-21 The Message (MSG) To be […]
Every day I focus again on my determination to “live a life worthy” – worthy of being called a Christian (Ephesians 4: 1), one who is following Christ “in word and deed” (Colossians 3:17), a righteous man. I have been called by God to be an ambassador for Jesus Christ. All believers have been called […]
Since I am born again into a new life in Christ, I’m not only human, after all. Never again. Through Christ I am now a new creation of God, and He, by the Holy Spirit, has a special place inside my soul. Like no other “god” could have done, He made my spirit alive so […]
What is your life all about? What drives you? What makes you what you are, today? The life of Keith (this man clicking-out these words) is “a born again life”, wholly committed to following Jesus. My goal each day: to be more and more like Christ my God. Not an overnight process. I am not the brightest bulb in the room!
What is “acting wickedly”? Jesus mentions this in Matthew: 23And then I will say to them openly (publicly), I never knew you; depart from Me, you who act wickedly [disregarding My commands]. – Matthew 7:23 The Judge of All will define what it is. Is your definition the same as His? Or do you hope […]