HE WAS NOT AFRAID TO DIE ON THE CROSS, WHY MUST WE BE AFRAID TO PREACH HIM.
April 30, 2019
REJOICE NOT IN THE PREDICAMENT OF OTHERS.
May 14, 2019

GODLY SORROW BRINGS REPENTANCE, AND REPENTANCE LEADS TO SALVATION.

CHRIST DEARLY BELOVED:
THERE ARE TIMES IN LIFE OF A CHRISTIAN WHEN THINGS ARE NOT AS EASY AS ENVISAGED.
WHEN WE ARE BATTLING AGAINST ALL SORTS OF HARDSHIP THAT SATAN THROWS IN OUR WAY.
WHEN WE ARE IN A SITUATION IN WHICH NO WORD OF MOUTH CAN EXPLAIN OR DEFINED AND NO ONE TO TURN TO. FRIENDS AND FAMILY ARE OF NO HELP.
DEATH IN THE FAMILY, LOSS OF JOB, UNABLE TO PAY BILLS, EVEN TO THE POINT OF BEEN DEPRESSED.
AS FOLLOWERS OF CHRIST, THIS IS THE TIME TO FOCUS OUR ATTENTION ON THE CROSS AS IT IS WRITTEN IN PSALM 121.
2 CORINTHIANS, 7:-10 “GODLY SORROW BRINGS REPENTANCE THAT LEADS TO SALVATION AND LEAVES NO REGRET, BUT WORLDLY SORROW BRINGS DEATH.”
PERSEVERANCE IS THE KEY TO SUCCESS FOR THOSE WHO PUT THEIR TRUST IN GOD.
WE ARE RUNNING A RACE THAT HAS ALREADY BEEN MARKED FOR US.
JAMES, 1:-12 “BLESSED IS THE ONE WHO PERSEVERES UNDER TRIAL BECAUSE HAVING STOOD THE TEST, THAT PERSON WILL RECEIVE THE CROWN OF LIFE THAT THE LORD HAS PROMISED TO THOSE WHO LOVE HIM.”
(1 PETER, 4:-15)
WE ARE TO BE MINDFUL OF THE FACT THAT, TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS ARE PART OF OUR DISCIPLESHIP IN CHRIS.
JOHN, 15:-20 “REMEMBER THE WORD THAT I SAID TO YOU, A SERVANT IS NOT GREATER THAN HIS MASTER. IF THEY PERSECUTE ME, THEY WILL ALSO PERSECUTE YOU.”
LET US HOLD ON TIGHT TO THE CROSS. HE HAS PROMISED NOT TO FORSAKE US NO MATTER WHAT. (HEBREWS, 13:-5) 
IN CONCLUSION: “NOT ONLY THAT, BUT WE REJOICE IN OUR SUFFERINGS, KNOWING THAT SUFFERING PRODUCES ENDURANCE, AND ENDURANCE PRODUCES CHARACTER AND CHARACTER PRODUCES HOPE.” (ROMANS, 5:-3-4)

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