Our Sins Have Been Forgiven

They hung Him high. . .

They stretched Him out. . .

He hung his head. . .

For you. . .He died.

The crucifixion is the most profound death, on the face of this eart

Jesus died on the cross, paid our sin debt in full, so that our sins may be forgiven. Every last one of our sins was crucified with Him. Therefore, we should walk in the newness of Christ, and not serve sin. Every time we decide not to be obedient to God, we are serving sin.

Jesus Christ died a horrific death, for you and for me. He died for our sins. Therefore, the least we can do, is repent of our sins.

Romans 6:6 (KJV) – knowing this, that our old man is crucified with him, that the body of sin might be destroyed, that henceforth we should not serve sin.

I Corinthians 15:3-4 (KJV) – for I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; and that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures.

Ezekiel 18:30 (KJV) – therefore I will judge you, O house of Israel, every one according to his ways, saith the Lord God. Repent, and turn yourselves from all your transgressions; so iniquity shall not be your ruin.

Know It All

There are some that profess to know it all, but we will never know it all, no matter how much of God’s word we read. If we knew it all, we would have all the answers, and we wouldn’t need God our Father.

God made everything perfect in its form. His work is perfect. His way is perfect. He is perfect, who also wants us to be perfect through him.

We will never know all the answers, and we will never know all of God, from beginning to the end.

Deuteronomy 32:4 (KJV) – He is the Rock, his work is perfect: for all his ways are judgment: a God of truth and without iniquity, just and right is he.

II Samuel 22:31 (KJV) – as for God, his way is perfect; the word of the Lord is tried: he is a buckler to all them that trust in him.

Matthew 5:48 (KJV) – be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect.

Ecclesiastes 3:11 (KJV) – He hath made every thing beautiful in his time: also he hath set the world in their heart, so that no man can find out the work that God maketh from the beginning to the end.

Are You Walking In The Spirit

God is the same, yesterday, today, and forever. We are not so. Our attitudes change like the weather. Today, we’re happy, tomorrow we’re sad or mad, and who knows what mood we’re going to be in the next day.

Our moody attitudes comes from the flesh, because we walk in the flesh, and when we walk in the flesh, we can not please God. We are to walk in the Spirit to fight off our fleshly ways.

Be conscience of how you’re walking, either in the Spirit, or in the flesh. Either one has consequences to your advantage or disadvantage.

Hebrews 13:8 (KJV) – Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever.

Romans 8:8-9 (KJV) – so then they that are in the flesh cannot please God. But ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if so be that the Spirit of God dwell in you. Now if any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his.

Galatians 5:16 (KJV) – this I say then, walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh.

Peace Of Mind

In every circumstances when you are confused, it’s not of God. It’s satan trying to move you in a direction away from what God wants for you. But, when your spirit is not quiet about something, it’s God trying to get your attention.

When you’re confused, speak the word of God, speak His promises, and He will give you peace. He will guide you in the way He wants you to go.

When God is trying to get your attention, be still and know that He is God. He will open your eyes to what He is trying to show you.

When your mind is at peace, you will know, it is of God.

I Corinthians 14:33 (KJV) – for God is not the author of confusion, but of peace, as in all churches of the saints.

Jeremiah 29:11 (KJV) – for I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the Lord, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.

Psalm 32:8 (KJV) – I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go: I will guide thee with mine eye.

Psalm 46:10 (KJV) – be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.

II Thessalonians 3:16 (KJV) – now the Lord of peace himself give you peace always by all means. The Lord be with you all.

Give Me Give Me Give Me

We always got our hands stuck out for something. Give me this, give me that. Give me, give me, give me.

God said, He will supply all our needs. He knows what we are in need of before we ask it. Some things we don’t have it’s because we don’t ask, or we ask with the wrong motive.

The one thing we fail to do so often, is to be thankful. Don’t just always ask, but to give thanks to our Father. There’s nothing wrong in asking for things, but he wants us to be thankful in our asking, and in everything. When I say everything, I mean everything!

Ask so that you can receive, and ask with the right motive, the right intentions. Most importantly, give thanks, it is God’s will for us.

Philippians 4:19 (KJV) – but my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.

Matthew 6:8 (KJV) – be not ye therefore like unto them: for your Father knoweth what things ye have need of, before ye ask him.

James 4:2-3 (KJV) – ye lust, and have not: ye kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain: ye fight and war, yet ye have not, because ye ask not. Ye ask, and receive not, because ye ask amiss, that ye may consume it upon your lusts.

I Thessalonians 5:18 (KJV) – in every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.

The World Is On Fast Forward

The world is at a fast pace. Everything is in a hurry! The normal now is, fast forward.

The microwave is working more than the stove. We have made every lane on the freeway, the fast lane. We can’t wait on hold on the phone no longer than 20 seconds, without being frustrated.

No one wants to be patient for anything. We want everything, now. But, we have to slow down, and know that patience is a behavior we all should have more of.

There’s a cycle and a process for everything, with learned lessons in them all. God is trying to show us ourselves, and Him. But to see what God is doing in and through our lives, we have to be patient. God doesn’t rush things because the world is changing. He doesn’t move according to our will, but His will, so that we can receive His promises.

Learn to slow down, see the process, and receive the promises.

Hebrews 10:36 (KJV) – for ye have need of patience, that, after ye have done the will of God, ye might receive the promise.

Psalm 27:24 (KJV) – wait on the Lord, be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the Lord.

It’s How You Speak

We have a tendency of speaking harshly toward others when we are upset. Most of us think this is the way to get our point across, and to mean what we say. But, it’s not, it only turns up the fire for more anger.

God’s word says, that we should answer every man with grace, and words that are heartfelt. To speak softly, and it will turn away anger.

Colossians:4:6 (KJV) – let your speech be alway with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer every man.

Proverbs 15:1 (KJV) – a soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.