You know what kind of person makes the best Christian, a sinner. Remember the story of the rich man who loaned out money to two people both of who where not able to pay back their debts, one owed 500 the other owed 5,000. Who is more grateful? The same is true for our sin to God. Imagine a Nazi solider in charge of a concentration camp, who murders and rapes, innocent people even children. What if he repents of his sins and lets Christ into his life on his death bed. Imagine being in heaven next to that man how much louder will his praise be then yours, how much more grateful will he be for his salvation then you? I thought of someone I knew the other day and thought, how could God love this person, they are disgusting to me. Then it came to me that we are all in the same boat we all fall short the glory of God. Then I thought how much better of a Christian would they be then me, how much louder would they praised Jesus then me. My self righteousness blinded me from seeing people the way God sees them, My self righteousness made me judgmental and full of hate. Then I realized I am not better then they. Humble yourselves before Christ, once we realize that we don’t deserve the gift of salvation it makes us so much more grateful its a possibility for us. Ask yourself this question how do you think God thinks of you, if the answer is anything but disappointed your lying to yourself. With that in mind I’ll leave you with this. Don’t miss out on an opportunity to share the gospel with a friend or family or coworker, don’t give into that temptation that has been overwhelming you but run from it, run to others, do not be ashamed or embarrassed to share the gospel. You should be someone who other people cant be around without hearing about Christ, so go and make disciples of all the nations, step out of your comfort zone, this is the least you can do you owe your life and much greater your salvation to Christ. A person doesn’t light a candle only to cover it up, you are the light of the word share the good news.
Sums up my relationship with pizza quite nicely
If you don’t have Felicia Day seductively eating pizza on your blog, you aren’t blogging right.
I need this on my blog for reasons…
“Honor and majesty are [found] in His presence; strength and joy are [found] in His sanctuary.” (1 Chronicles 16:27, AMP)
Do you need more strength and joy in your life? The Bible tells us that in God’s presence there is fullness of joy — the most abundant and complete! And when you have His joy, you have His supernatural strength. There’s nothing that can come against you when you are filled with the strength and joy of the Lord.
Notice this verse says that strength and joy are found in His sanctuary. One translation says they are found “where He is.” And do you know “where He is?” His Spirit is alive in every believer, but in His Word He promises that He inhabits, or manifests, in the praises of His people. That means when you begin to praise and worship God, either corporately in a church setting or privately in your personal time, God is there. You are in His sanctuary. Anytime you feel depleted or overwhelmed, just begin to sing a song of praise to Him. Declare His goodness and faithfulness. Draw near to Him, and He will draw near to you. He’ll fill you with His joy and strength so that you can live as an overcomer all the days of your life!
Consider the whole counsel of God… Because, it’s ALL or nothing.
"Do not think that I came to bring peace on the earth; I did not come to bring peace, but a sword. For I came to set a man against his father, and a daughter against her mother, and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law; and a man’s enemies will be the members of his household. He who loves father or mother more than Me is not worthy of Me; and he who loves son or daughter more than Me is not worthy of Me. And he who does not take his cross and follow after Me is not worthy of Me. He who has found his life will lose it, and he who has lost his life for My sake will find it."
Jesus said, “If you abide in Me, you will bear much fruit.” One translation says, “If you will depend on Me.” The word “depend” indicates continual action. You don’t depend once and then you’re done. It’s not, “Oh, I went to church on Sunday. I spent a couple hours. I did my duty.” No, if you’re going to depend on God, then all through the day your attitude should be, “God, I need You. God, help me to understand this subject in school. God, help me to raise these children.” That’s what it means to depend on God. The more you depend on God, the better things will work out. You will bear much fruit.
We can take the opposite of what Jesus said. If we don’t depend on Him, we’re not going to bear much fruit. We’re not going to be as productive as we could have been. Today, choose to abide in Him. Find strength in Him and let Him empower you for everything you face in this life.