But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.
The life lived by faith will be a life that is pleasing to God. If we will learn to live by faith we will be positioned to receive all of the blessing God has planned for our lives.Continue Reading
And seeing the multitudes, he went up into a mountain: and when he was set, his disciples came unto him: 2 And he opened his mouth, and taught them, saying, 3 Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 4 Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted. 5 Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth. 6 Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled. 7 Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy. 8 Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God. 9 Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God. 10 Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness’ sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 11 Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake. 12 Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great is your reward in heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets which were before you.
Flesh must be denied if we are going to walk in the plan of God. This will require us to make a commitment to no longer live according to our feelings or the circumstances around us.
Walking in the plan of God will require us to make course corrections for the rest of our lives. We will have moments of uncertainty, doubt, or failure. The Holy Spirit will be with us each step of the way and He will help us along the path that God has called us to walk.Continue Reading
So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.
The Word of God is faith’s textbook. If we will open it and give ourselves to meditating on the truths contained within, God will use it to build a consciousness of His revealed will in our spirits.Continue Reading
But this man, after he had offered one sacrifice for sins for ever, sat down on the right hand of God.
Jesus finished His redemptive work and sat down at the Father’s right hand. Our atonement is complete. Jesus is not constantly having to reapply His blood at the heavenly mercy seat every time we sin!Continue Reading