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Word for the day “Obedience to the Lord”

07 Apr

Matthew 7:21 (KJV) Not everyone who says to Me, “Lord, Lord!” will enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who does the will of My Father in heaven.

Obedience to God is determined, not by words, but by our actions. Talking about character-building is easy; living righteously is far more difficult, especially in today’s temptation-filled world. How are you doing with character?

Since the Lord created Adam and Eve, we human beings have been rebelling against our Creator. Why? Because we are unwilling to trust God’s Word, and we are unwilling to follow the Lord’s instructions. God has given us a guidebook for righteous living called the Holy Bible. But, if we choose to ignore God’s commandments, the results are as predictable as they are unfortunate.

When you’re faced with a difficult choices or a powerful temptation, seek God’s counsel and trust the counsel the Lord gives. Invite God into your heart and live according to His commandments. When you do, you will be blessed today, tomorrow, and forever. Obedience to the Lord leads to spiritual growth.

Point to ponder – Are you growing in the Lord? Just remember a great measure of  growing in the Lord is to find yourself living in obedience. Have a great weekend!

Our Leadership team is especially thankful for those of you who provided financial donations and support in the month of March 2017 by partnering with us in efforts to advance the kingdom of God in this 21st century season: Special thanks to Mr. William Wilson, Ms. Annette Straker, Mr. Kenneth Washington, Mrs. Barbara Mason, Ms. Quiana Volney, Mrs. Marguerite Williams, and Ms. Gertrude Scott. Why don’t you take the opportunity to write us on our blog and let us know how we are doing in serving you Great people, we’d love to hear from you!
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Kingdom Blessings,

Pastor James Baker, Jr.

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Posted by on April 7, 2017 in Daily Inspiration

 

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