For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. For it is written: “I will destroy the wisdom of the wise and bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent”. 1 Corinthians 1:18-19 NKJV
Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men, and the weakness of God is stronger than men. 1 Corinthians 1:25 NKJV
God reminded me of a young lady who visited our church years ago. Her name was Gianna. She came to share the story of her life with us. Her mother attempted to abort Gianna, but God intervened!
God had his hand upon Gianna’s life. She stepped out in faith. She limped to the pulpit. She gave glory to the God who saved her from death. Her testimony is that abortion does not terminate a fetus. It kills a person!
I have heard people say a Christian should never pray for patience. They say God will answer your prayer, but you will not enjoy the process. God simply does not do things the way we would.
I have always been a very selfish and inpatient person. I never did get angry easily. When I did get angry I gave full vent to my wrath!
Jesus is teaching me to control my anger by trusting Him with the people places and things that anger me. The Lord is teaching me to express my anger in appropriate ways. God is teaching me not to act out in anger but wait for Him to move in my heart.
Jesus taught me to deal with my anger by giving me more practice than I wanted. He rocked my world by allowing me to see myself in the mirror of truth. I saw the pain my sin caused. God brought about great transformation in my life. He did not do it my way!
Jesus is going to bring about the most amazing transformation in our world. One day Jesus will take us with Him. We will live in unending joy. The Lord is going to reward us for the good works He chooses to accomplish in us and through us.
God is going to create a new heaven and a new earth. We will never experience pain or sorrow again. That is our hope and future. It is reality!
The process of getting from here to eternity will not be easy. If we trust Jesus He will make our paths straight. Jesus will be our strength and wisdom. He will lead us home!
Put your faith in the Word of God. Do not trust people who are wise in their own eyes. They are perishing.
You have the hope of eternal life through faith in Jesus Christ!
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