We have the Holy Spirit to guarantee us that we are own by the LORD.
1 "Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in me.
2 In my Father's house are many rooms; if it were not so, I would have told you. I am going there to prepare a place for you.
3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am.
Paul's life gave Him the confidence to work on his ministry.
if we are not confident, then we need to be refresh by His word.
But our citizenship is in heaven. And we eagerly await a Savior from there, the Lord Jesus Christ,
who, by the power that enables him to bring everything under his control, will transform our lowly bodies so that they will be like his glorious body.
We live by faith not by sight. 2 Corinthians 5:8 We are confident, I say, and would prefer to be away from the body and at home with the Lord.
Sometimes we are to focus on many things Not By Fa…
A psalm of David. When he was in the Desert of Judah.
1 You, God, are my God,
earnestly I seek you;
I thirst for you,
my whole being longs for you,
in a dry and parched land
where there is no water.
2 I have seen you in the sanctuary
and beheld your power and your glory.
3 Because your love is better than life,
my lips will glorify you.
4 I will praise you as long as I live,
and in your name I will lift up my hands.
5 I will be fully satisfied as with the richest of foods;
with singing lips my mouth will praise you.
6 On my bed I remember you;
I think of you through the watches of the night.
7 Because you are my help,
I sing in the shadow of your wings.
8 I cling to you;
your right hand upholds me.
9 Those who want to kill me will be destroyed;
they will go down to the depths of the earth.
10 They will be given over to the sword
and become food for jackals.
11 But the king will rejoice in God;
all who swear by God will glory…
Paul was being attack my false prophets. He was stoned to death. And, suffered blindness but was healed. God will continue to deliver us.
We have to interpret on observance of the contents of Paul situation.
If we compare our lives, from sufferings today to the situation of Jesus' disciples, our trials are momentary. Our persecution today are light.
Consider others better than yourself. Not to be selfish of our time.
Hardship - trouble and tribulation. actual physical pressure.
Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God's will is--his good, pleasing and perfect will.
Whatever we are experiencing right now Christ has experience it.
"I am the vine; you are the branches. If a man remains in me and I in him, he will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing. ~ John 15:5
Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, b…