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The Word Of God Can Clean Us Up

Meditate on the word.

The word of God is powerful to change.

What do you do when you know you need to clean up your life, but you don’t know how? It’s not easy to become another person. I’m not sure it’s possible without God. The Bible asks a straight forward question: How can a young man cleanse his way? (Ps 119:9) Immediately we find out. By taking head according to Your word.

When we come to salvation through Christ, we walk by faith, not by sight. How do we develop faith? Faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God. (Rom 10:17) We need to get the word into our heart. God’s word is alive and active. It’s powerful to change.

Keep reading Psalms 119: I will meditate on Your precepts and contemplate Your ways. I will delight myself in your statues. (v 15-16) It’s not enough to say you read the Bible, you need to digest it. It has to mean something to you. How can you be delighted if you don’t let it sink in?

Once you have the word in your system, so to speak, the Holy Spirit can begin using it to transform you. Those scriptures will come to mind when you need them. You can declare them for promises in your life. You will feel conviction to repent in areas you need to and rejoice in the blessings. The word of God should be your daily delight

 

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Good People Go To Heaven, Right?

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Whoa, there’s a can of worms. Why would good people not go to heaven? How mean would God be if good people went to hell? It’s strange to me that so many people have an opinion about God, heaven, and hell without any real knowledge of where we get that information, the Bible. It’s God’s word. All you have to do is read it. Making up your own rules doesn’t make them real. And just because God does have rules doesn’t make Him bad. He’s very clear that playing inside His rules is life, and blessing, and heaven. Play outside His rules and you pay the consequences. Very simple. I feel sorry for people who don’t like rules at all because they’re missing everything, especially because they don’t realize how amazingly kind God is. His rules are there to protect us not punish us. What exactly are His rules? -Coming up.