Thursday, June 4, 2015

Good News...Great Joy


 
What is the Good News? Jesus Christ came to seek and to save the lost and through Him we have forgiveness of our sins and life eternal with Him in heaven



John 1:12 – But ALL who believed in Him, He gave the right to become children of God

Ephesians 2:10 – For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago.

Ways to Become a “Masterpiece”

1.    Understand we live in a messy world

a.    Suffering accelerates spiritual maturity

2.    Know that God is never far from us

a.    Our disappointments are Appointments

3.    Throw a party

a.    God is concerned with our character not our comfort

Sometimes God sets us on an unexpected course in which we are asked to trust Him with every detail of the journey

God is worthy to be trusted & worshipped as we respond in obedience

Ephesians 1:5-6 (NLT) – God decided in advance to adopt us into his own family by bringing us to himself through Jesus Christ. This is what he wanted to do, and it gave him great pleasure. So we praise God for the glorious grace he has poured out on us who belong to his dear Son.

Let them give thanks to the Lord for His unfailing love…Psalm 107:21-22

Look for the Hand of God in everything!

Blessings,

Cheryl

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