Friday, October 24, 2014
~ "The row we hoe..."
God's constant love is our place of safety in a wicked world. He is our strength, our comfort, our refuge throughout our lives. There is NOTHING that touches us that has not passed through his hands first, so we know that even though these "happenings" do not feel like blessings when they are occurring, they will, at some point, be revealed as such. We need only wait on the Lord.
The wicked are never satisfied. They are always looking for more. They do not have the peace within themselves that comes from knowing God. Until such time that they have accepted their place in the grand scheme of things, they will forever search for more. They aren't willing to relinquish their self professed importance, nor are they willing to bow the the power of God and accept what he has deemed righteous and just.
All in all, we, as Christians, need to remember that only by the grace of God are we saved. We, too, could have remained ignorant when called...but we chose wisely. We chose Jesus. Not all who call themselves "Christians" have chosen to follow without a complete and total commitment. Some have chosen to acknowledge that Jesus is the Messiah and that only through him are we saved, but have denounced the very word of God calling it outdated or even extinct. God's word does not change to fit society; society is tasked with changing to abide by God's word. It comes down to a very simple question: who is the Master?
Don't look to re-write what is perfectly written. Believe and hold the truths contained in the Word with respect and reverence. This is what the Father has said to us. This is our constitution for a better way of life. This is the foundation for blessings. This is the Word of God!