Monthly Archives: October 2013

PAID IN FULL

PAID IN FULL The wages of sin IS death! The Gift of God IS eternal life in Christ Jesus. We are made right in God’s sight when we accept this gift.  All are saved in this same way, no matter who we are or what we have done. For all have sinned; all fall short of God’s glorious standard. Yet  God, in His gracious kindness, can declare us not guilty. He has done this through Christ Jesus, who has freed us by a divine exchange. GOD DIDN’T GO SOFT ON SIN. NEITHER SHOULD WE! Jesus took the punishment for our sins  to satisfy God’s anger against sin. He paid our … Continue reading

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Build an Altar

In the old Testament Wherever God’s people met God they built an altar. A mark to note a God encounter. When God reveals Himself to us through His Son,  our spirit is quickened and our heart becomes an altar. So begins a personal love story a relationship denoting new life commencing in a moment lasting for eternity. The Israelites built their altars with a pile of stones. In our encounter God changes our heart of stone into a place sensitive to Him. Gen. 12:7 from Devotional A Trysting Place

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Dress Rehearsal

Our whole lives are preparation for ‘such a time as this.’ The forming of character, the developing of personality, the building of skills and abilities, the accumulation of learning, the choices we make, the circumstances He allows, everything converging into that moment when He says, ‘Well, the preparation time is over, will you come?’ Forget ‘first night nerves’. His timing is perfect. Those He calls He anoints. Dare to believe: Choose to act!  Esther 4:10 from Devotional Choices p. 22

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