by Admin | 29 September 2020 08:46 pm09
If someone does a great deed for you, it is clear that your soul will not rest until you have made sure that you have returned the favor to him. even when we are saved, when we realize that there is someone who loved us to the fullest, there is someone who died for our sins and if he did not die today we would be in hell.
It is clear that if we have appreciated that unique bounty then we must also show that we are giving back something to Him, we really cannot give back to Him the bounties of our good deeds as He did for us, because so far we have sinned against GOD so many times. but the grace we can give him is to send his Love, to reach out to others, who have not yet reached them, so that they too may be saved like us. And that is what motivates us to preach the gospel to others, and to pray for them.
The apostle Paul said these words;
2 Corinthians 5:14 “For the love of Christ constraineth us; because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead ”
See? Likewise with us, this wonderful love of JESUS giving his life for us free, turn you into a debt to us, ..This is to give us a reason to share the good news with others, not to take it for granted.
2 Corinthians 6: 1 “We then, as workers together with him, beseech you also that ye receive not the grace of GOD in vain.
2 (For he saith, I have heard thee in a time accepted, and in the day of salvation have I succoured thee: behold, now is the accepted time; behold, now is the day of salvation.)
If you are saved, thank GOD for that grace, but remember there are many people who need to be saved like you, the question is, since we are saved. Have our members brought any benefits to CHRIST? Did it bring one into the grace of salvation or not? if your gift has never done that, instead it’s just used to entertain people, then know that gift is fake, not from GOD.
So together, let us make the love of CHRIST a debt to us. that we may present every man perfect in CHRIST JESUS: Where unto I also labor, striving according to his working, which worketh in me mightily.
What caused the apostles to turn the world upside down in their own time was because they collectively recognized the Love of CHRIST, so it became a debt to them, they served GOD with all they had, and that is why they say the Love of CHRIST will compel us, and so will we debt. And the LORD will appear in our lives.
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