All believers are complete and perfect in Jesus...but unless they say that about themselves it does not release the 'energeo' of God in their souls.…
We can make the simple choice to believe His word right here at this point. IN the midst of raging emotions and contrary circumstances you can simply stand on His promise stated clearly right here in Ephesians 2 and DECLARE OUT LOUD that I am brought near to God right now despite what my eyes, ears and emotions are telling me.
God is full of paradoxes, don’t you love Him? The first shall be last and the Last shall be first is one such paradox that He seems to love.
That missing ingredient I want to share is faith. And as I say to my wife faith is never divorced from words. If we believe we shall speak! In fact whatever we believe we shall speak of it. That may be good or bad for us.
Eph 2:10 For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them.
Continuing on looking at Ephesians 2 we see Paul repeating what he mentioned in verse 5- ‘we are saved by grace.’ Eph 2:8 For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, Eph 2:9 not of works, lest anyone should boast. NKJV
Are you one who has been plagued by despair and hopelessness, by self loathing and wanting to die? Know that you are not alone. No one understands what you are going through do they? That’s not true.
In the last post on this topic I looked at the change of ownership that has happened inside of the believer so that we are […]
Rejoice for He is risen and you are risen in Him. Together you are seated in Victory having had your heart turned away from the flesh and now beholding the Lord Who is the Spirit dwelling with your spirit.
Jesus is the Door to a new life- a life lived in Him.
Here is a great letter from a friend of mine in the Netherlands Hi Dennis, I had some thoughts about it. I think you have a problem with your two I’s. The dead one (crucified I) seems so alive and upsets you to the extent of doubting the truth.
Written September 2015 then see update below 9th March 2016 I dont know about other people ;but this diagram describes me in my flesh life. (Click diagram to enlarge) One would hope that the swings out to the left and the right would get shorter and shorter in time and strength. That we would live in Him
Jesus does indeed save all people but there is the small matter of time that dictates in what order people will come in to the […]
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I recently posted on facebook a statement from Paul the Apostle of faith… Here is simple question for Bible believing people: How many people were […]
Morning and Evening Israel were to offer a burnt offering to the LORD. The Burnt offering rises as a soothing aroma to the LORD. It speaks of the righteousness and perfection of Jesus Christ Himself. Jesus was crucified at 9am, the time of the morning burnt offering and He died at 3pm as the evening burnt