Posts Tagged 'agreeing with God'

Pleasure in Submitting to God

November 15th, 2018

Pleasure in Submitting to God

1 John 5:3 (KJB) For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments: and his commandments are not grievous.

It is not possible to profess a love for God and live in spiritual opposition to Him.  Sincere love for God includes agreeing with His holy estimations.  A child of God aligns himself with God rather than existing against Him.

Love for God unites hearts.  Hate for things of God divides a man away ...

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Godly Sorrow Ushers in Eternal Life

August 24th, 2016

Godly Sorrow Ushers in Eternal Life

For godly sorrow worketh repentance to salvation not to be repented of: but the sorrow of the world worketh death. (2 Corinthians 7:10 KJV)

There are two kinds of sorrow at work in this world.

One is a sorrow manufactured by circumstances.  Good circumstances bring a time of sadness and tears inevitably followed by a change in condition bringing happiness and rather than sadness.

The second kind of sorrow links together salvation with godly sadness for ...

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