Romans 4 AMP – Justification by Faith Evidenced in Old – Bible Gateway

What is it that makes us CONVINCED that we have to DO SOMETHING to earn our salvation?  If we COULD do enough to EARN our salvation, then there was no reason for Jesus to come and die. Now was there?

Well, I have linked the text of my meditation for this morning here and pray that you will pray about it and read it too.  We NEED to know that, while we are proved to be God’s by our obedience to and trust in Him, we CANNOT, under ANY circumstances, EARN our salvation. It’s like someone paying for your groceries to bless you and you keep trying to pay the cashier AGAIN while she keeps trying to explain that you don’t owe her.  It’s ALREADY been paid for.

I pray that you’ll read the scripture that I have created the link to below and pray to understand the truth of what God is telling us here. How much more joyful could we BE in our salvation once we realize that it’s paid for and all WE have to do is to accept and treasure it???

 

Jesus WANTS us to be joyful. He told us this in this verse.

John 10:10Amplified Bible (AMP)

10 The thief comes only in order to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have and enjoy life, and have it in abundance [to the full, till it overflows].

Amplified Bible (AMP)Copyright © 2015 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, CA 90631. All rights reserved.

I like to tell people that I believe that God wants us to be ecstatic, dancing in the rain, happy with our lives. I TRULY believe that. I mean. He came and died to see that happen! Let’s accept His free gift and show Him how much we love Him and that we REALLY are His by obeying Him!  After all, obedience is better than sacrifice!!!

 

Samuel said, “Has the Lord as great a delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices As in obedience to the voice of the Lord? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, And to heed [is better] than the fat of rams.

Amplified Bible (AMP)Copyright © 2015 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, CA 90631. All rights reserved.

 

I pray that this Word from God touches your heart today and I’m going to leave you with a song that I think goes SO WELL with this lesson.

Please listen to this.Forgiven and Loved by Jimmy Needham

God bless and I love you all!!!!

Nik

 

 

I am LOVING this online Amplified Bible! The reading that I did for today really blessed me. I have the reading in the link below and I pray that it blesses you too!

 

Source: Romans 4 AMP – Justification by Faith Evidenced in Old – Bible Gateway

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