Jesus was homeless so that we could have an eternal mansion in glory!
When upon life’s billows you are tempest tossed, When you are discouraged, thinking all is lost, Count your many blessings name them one by one, And it will surprise you what the Lord hath done.
The word of God (the Bible) tells us what is good. Those are the things we need to get busy doing. Anything else that we do not understand, we need to trust the Lord that He will show us if we need to understand. Otherwise, just keep loving!
And when they were come into the ship, the wind ceased. Then they that were in the ship came and worshipped him, saying, Of a truth thou art the Son of God. Matthew 14:32-33 And he went up unto them into the ship; and the wind ceased: and they were sore amazed in themselves beyond … Continue reading Imperfect Discipleship
Another parable spake he unto them; The kingdom of heaven is like unto leaven, which a woman took, and hid in three measures of meal, till the whole was leavened. And again he said, Whereunto shall I liken the kingdom of God? It is like leaven, which a woman took and hid in three measures … Continue reading Good Leaven?
And he said, So is the kingdom of God, as if a man should cast seed into the ground; And should sleep, and rise night and day, and the seed should spring and grow up, he knoweth not how. For the earth bringeth forth fruit of herself; first the blade, then the ear, after that … Continue reading Who Is This Man?
The first type of person mentioned by Jesus has no application of the word of God in his life at all!
Jesus has called you into life us by His marvelous and irresistible grace. How will you choose to live that life?
We certainly should not be announcing to others that we are fasting so they feel sorry for us! And, if fasting is to humble us, then why would we use it to promote ourselves as better than others?
Our spirit is crying out in thankfulness for the mercy of God. Let us not quench that cry!