"I delight to do your will, O my God; your law is written in my heart." (Psalm 40:8)
May 21, 2020 - The delight of all who have given their lives to God, to do his will each day, to shine the light of the gospel of Christ Jesus through our lives lived for him. To live as examples of the goodness, love, grace and mercy of our Lord God.
"I will put my laws into their minds, and write them on their hearts, and I will be their God, and they shall be my people." (Hebrews 8:10)
An invitation for all people, Jew and Gentile, young and old, male and female, all are called by the Lord to come to him and to be his children. To carry his gospel to all the ends of the earth. To spend eternity with him in heaven.
"I will make you as a light for the nations, that my salvation may reach to the end of the earth." (Isaiah 49:6)
The duty of all who would follow him, all that would call themselves Christian, followers of the Christ, to carry his gospel, his salvation, to all nations to the ends of the earth.
"He has told you, O man, what is good, and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?" (Micah 6:8)
And so what does the Father require of all who would follow him, all who would profess to be Christian?
"And this is his commandment, that we believe in the name of his Son Jesus Christ and love one another, just as he has commanded us.
Whoever keeps his commandments abides in God, and God in him. And by this we know that he abides in us, by the Spirit whom he has given us." (1 John 3:23-24)
It is by the indwelling of the Holy Spirit of God that we know and understand all things, it is by his guidance that we are able to navigate our way through this wicked world.
All through a free gift from God, given as a gift for believing in his Son as Lord.
We should all take heed of the words of the apostle Peter on the day of Pentecost in Jerusalem when he said to the masses;
"Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. For the promise is for you and for your children and for all who are far off, everyone whom the Lord our God calls to himself." (Acts 2:38-39)
"Because 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 with the heart one believes and is justified (made clean), and with the mouth one confesses and is saved." (Romans 10:9-10)
"For the Scripture says, "Everyone who believes in him will not be put to shame." "For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek; for the same Lord is Lord of all, bestowing his riches on all who call on him." (Romans 10:11-12)
Will you delight to do his will each day in your life?
Only by living in him will you ever know the true joy, the true pleasure of being a child of the Most High God. Call out to him this day, ask him to forgive you of your sins and he is bound by his own word to do so. He is waiting for your call, do it now!