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Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Questions

Has your relationship with God changed the way you live?

I came across this question this morning as I was going over my Sunday School lesson. I rephrased it and have been asking myself all day, has God made a difference in my life? I should had been able to answer yes right away.  For some strange reason I was not able to do that. Why? I asked myself. The reason I believe is that I have not allowed God to make a real difference in my life.

I have not matured. I have stayed in the past.  I could not grasped in my mind Who and how mighty God is. Not until now.

I now know that God thought of me before I was born. He formed me in my mother's womb, and He has a plan just for me.

Coming from a background of not feeling very good about myself and that I was nothing I chosen to think this for most of my life. Now I see that I am special and that is very comforting to me. God has made a difference in my life! I know for sure that I am loved, special, and have something specific and unique that I need and want to do.

I am so excited and happy to see that is just one way God has made a difference in my life. And that my relationship with Him is starting to grow and I am talking to Him more and asking His advice about things before I go to others. It is a great discovery!

How about you? Have you thought how God has changed how you live?

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Who Can Be Saved?

As I was getting ready to type out my devotional that I have at my e-mail address I came across these verses in Romans. So would like to put it here also.

Romans 10:9-13 New Living Translation
"For if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.  For it is by believing in your heart that you are made right with God, and it is by confessing with your mouth that you are saved. As the Scriptures tell us, "Anyone who believes in him will not be disappointed." Jew and Gentile are the same in this respect. They all have the same Lord, who generously gives his riches to all who ask for them. For "Anyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved."

Salvation is for everyone. I am so glad that it is. I always feel amazed that God would love me enough to send down His Son for me. If I was the only person on the earth, Jesus would have come down and died on the cross, be buried, and rise again. Just think Jesus did it for the whole world!