Thursday, November 21, 2013

Life Is Not A Bowl Of Cherries

It would be safe to say that if you are not or have never struggled, been let down, been near to giving up, you are living a lie. Because everyone experiences one or more of these things in their lifetime. No matter what background you come from. No matter how rich or poor you are. Somewhere down the road you experience life. If you have God in your life you pretty much know where to turn. It is when you are teetering, blaming, feeling guilty, lost faith. It is almost as if you are lost. 

Ephesians 2:1-10

And you were dead in the trespasses and sins in which you once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of disobedience— among whom we all once lived in the passions of our flesh, carrying out the desires of the body and the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, like the rest of mankind. But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us, even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ—by grace you have been saved— and raised us up with him and seated us with him in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus, so that in the coming ages he might show the immeasurable riches of his grace in kindness toward us in Christ Jesus. For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast. For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.

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