Category Archives: Being Saved
“A person’s ways seem pure to them, but motives are weighed by the Lord” (Proverbs 16:2 NIV) Cleanliness is a state of being clean, fresh and pure. Most people prefer to be clean rather than dirty. This outward appearance is … Continue reading
Again and again I sent all my servants the prophets to you. They said, “Each of you must turn from your wicked ways and reform your actions; do not follow other gods to serve them. (Jeremiah 35:15 NIV)
The Miriam-Webster dictionary defines a habit as a behavior pattern acquired by frequent repetition or physiologic exposure that shows itself in regularity or increased facility of performance; an acquired mode of behavior that has become nearly or completely involuntary; a manner of conducting oneself.
If we examine our lives, how many habits do we have? If you really think about it, it can become mind boggling. I guess, depending on how old you are, you have a lifetime of acquired habits that have been formed by conditioning. The condition of your childhood, the condition of your health, the condition of your socio-economic surroundings, the condition of your level of education, etc.. The things and people that are around us impact us. The repetitive things are the things that eventually become habits with us.
Wisdom has built her house; she has set up its seven pillars. (Proverbs 9:1)
Have you ever felt that you are being pulled into diferent directions at the same time? I have been living this way for the past few weeks feeling like I am on a roller coaster and God has given me insight into exactly what is happening.
“Blessed is the one whose transgressions are forgiven, whose sins are covered..” (Psalm 32:1) NIV
Have you ever had one of those days when you found yourself acting out of your norm? The slightest thing seems to agitate and you snap back with aggression to anyone who happens to cross your path? Continue reading
The second death…so the first death is the death of the body that we currently live in. God tells us of a second death, once He judges the way we have lived our lives here on earth, through Jesus in Matthew 7:23, “Then I will tell them plainly, ‘I never knew you. Away from me, you evildoers!” Continue reading