Posts Tagged 'agreeing with God'

Suffering for Doing Right

September 15th, 2019

Suffering for Doing Right

1 Peter 4:19 (KJB) Wherefore let them that suffer according to the will of God commit the keeping of their souls to him in well doing, as unto a faithful Creator.

Doing right in God’s estimation, even though it most often involves trials and suffering does have great rewards but perhaps not in receiving such “spiritual booty” in a tangible manner or potential realized in this world.  Choosing to do right should be tied solely to ...

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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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