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What God Gives Bonuses For - #5811
We can't earn our relationship with God. Heaven is based on us trusting completely in the work that Jesus did on the cross. But God's rewards in heaven, but also here on earth, are based on how we live. And He's got His eye on you. He has some wonderful life-bonuses He wants to give you. But He's a holy God. He can only reward holiness.
Unnecessary Running - #5714
The difference between personal peace and personal turmoil is an issue of priorities. Which kingdom are you putting first? If what matters to God, like your time with Him, your service for Him, the condition of your relationships; if those things have been shoved to the margins by other less eternal pursuits, then you're trapped in a race that knows no peace.
Afflictions - a Christian perspective
The psalmist writes that the righteous will face many afflictions. Even so, God will deliver them from all of those afflictions.
Righteous in the Bible: Romans 3:1-31
Righteousness through faith is one of the core teachings of Christianity. This passage explains the relationship between righteousness and the law, and shows that it is not the law which produces righteousness, but faith in Jesus Christ.
Righteousness in the Bible: 2 Corinthians 5:20-21
Christians aren't just slaves or servants of God; this passage claims that believers are actually ambassadors of Christ to the world. Because Christ died for us, we gain access to true righteousness, and are able to represent Christ here on earth.
2 Peter 1: 1-4 - Into Thy Word Ministries
His Divine Power is Given! Peter sends his greetings and blessings with solemn humbleness and intimacy to the people in the faith.
Romans 9:30-10:4 - Into Thy Word Ministries
Oops. They did it again! The Jews messed up their call, they rejected their Lord, and they did not see the good news God had for them.
Romans 7: 7- 25 - Into Thy Word Ministries
One of the Big Christian questions is answered in this verse; does the law and the O.T. still apply to me? The answer is a yes and no...
Romans 3:21-26 - Into Thy Word Ministries
Propitiation or "propitiatory sacrifice" simply means that God takes our place. We cannot be saved by our own actions. We cannot rely on our own efforts, skills, personal connections, family background or our beliefs.