Archive for April, 2015
26Esteeming the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures in Egypt: for he had respect unto the recompence of the reward.
In other words he was looking to the Heavenly reward……..
Now is the time to once again start ‘looking to the reward’ and lay aside all other pursuits. In the original Greek the word apoblepo is translated ‘looking’. What apoblepo literally means is to ‘look away from everything else’. What are you looking for today? As for me by the grace of God I am ‘looking to the reward’ that is being laid up for me. It will be greater than all the riches this world has to offer.
I rarely find anyone in the Church in the West willing to suffer or sacrifice in this life as a follower of Christ. Instead we have our gaze set upon all God wants to give us and…
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The days of our years are threescore years and ten; and if by reason of strength they be fourscore years, yet is their strength labour and sorrow; for it is soon cut off, and we fly away. Who knoweth the power of thine anger? even according to thy fear, so is thy wrath. So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom.
So teach us to number our days. The days of each month are numbered on the calendar. We go by those numbers quite often in our daily lives. Well, God is concerned that we take the time to consider our entire life in numbering our days.
Realize that we’re not coming back this way again. We’re only traveling this way once. When we come to the end of our journey, that is it! There is no turning back. The days…
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Every person you meet will either be saved or perish.
People of the world will perish without Jesus Christ.[Rom 6:23]
But God is not willing that any should perish. [1 Tim. 2:4 ; 2 Pet. 3:9]
Soul-winning should be the focus of every believer. There should be no lack of urgency to reach others and yet, we live in a selfish, narcisstic, “I” centered society. Someone once said that if we really believed in the horror and pain of a fiery, devils hell, then we would crawl across broken glass to tell one poor, lost soul about Jesus–who [Jesus] is the only way to escape an eternity in the awful place called hell.
Soul winners are wise. [Prov. 11:30]
Soul winners are partners with the Lord. [2 Cor. 6:1]
Soul winners will shine brightly. [Daniel 12:3]
Soul winners are happy people. [Psalm 126:5-6]
Soul winners cover a multitude of sins…
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