Be Still . . .
Devotionals for Daily Living
As for other matters, brothers and sisters, we instructed you how to live in order to please God, as in fact you are living. Now we ask you and urge you in the Lord Jesus to do this more and more.
(1 Thessalonians 4:1 (NIV))
Do you believe that God is just?
Do you believe that He cannot associate with sin?
Do you believe that humanity fell from grace and we are all sinners?
Do you believe that God sent His only begotten Son, Jesus Christ, to be an atoning sacrifice for our sins?
Do you believe that by accepting the free gift of grace, our sins are forgiven?
Do you believe that since our sins are forgiven that God can now rebuild the association with us?
If you believe all of this, why do you, and I am using the word you collectively, continue to live lives that are not pleasing to God? We all have a tendency to do this. Our current society seems to be pushing the envelope. Society seems to be trying to taunt God by continually crossing the line that God has clearly defined. My prayers go out for those who cross that line, for contrary to what society says, God says that there is a right way to live!