For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.
And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall be saved.
Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear My voice, and open the door, I will come in to Him, and will sup with him, and he with Me.
“Shut the computer and I will pay by check.” This was my response when my husband got frustrated, attempting to pay a utility bill online using an extremely user UN-FREINDLY site.
As typical of our Wonderful Father, He brought a lesson out of everyday life situations.
Anytime mankind jumps in the equation, things get complicated. If you want to see the best example of this, I would probably say take a look at religion. Just take a glance back at Genesis 3, ” Now the serpent was more subtil than any beast of the field which the Lord God had made. And he said unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the Garden?” From there doubt was born. Man started confusing and twisting something so simplistic and perfect. Believe and be saved, HOW HARD IS THAT!
Honestly, even in writing this devotional, it just kept getting longer and longer, until finally I had to go back and edit out paragraphs (not words or sentences). As I was trying to make the point about how simplistically beautiful God’s plan of Salvation is, I could not seem to find a place where emphasizing that ceased and dragging out my own desire for explaining it just for the sake of reading my own words started! I ask the forgiveness of the Father and my sweet, patient sisters and brothers for my unnecessarily excessive expression!
Thank You for this day You have given us
Lord, knowing Your creation
You lovingly wrote to us in Matthew 17:20 ” And Jesus said unto them, Because of your unbelief: for verily I say unto you, If ye have faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye shall say unto this mountain, Remove hence to yonder place; and it shall remove; and nothing shall be impossible unto you.”
Conceived by the Holy Spirit
Born of a virgin
Lived a sinless life
Suffered and died
Rose on the Third Day
Ascended into Heaven
Sits at the Right Hand of God the Father
And will one day call us Home
Where He is preparing a place for us
Holy and Gracious Savior
Thank You for the beauty and perfection of Your plan
In the Name of Jesus, the Precious Lamb of God
“BECAUSE WE BELIEVE”