So yesterday, and the many days before that, I had been in a dilemma about what to do about Matthew 7:21-23. In that verse, Jesus says that in the end, there will be many people who have done great things in the name of Jesus, who have thought they were believers.
Yesterday, God worked on me, and showed me where I can rest in Him and find strength in His Word that I am a child of God. Here's what He showed me:
1. Jesus, by His grace and in His truth, set me free from whatever is keeping me bound.
2. When my "old" self died with Jesus, my sin nature died, too, and I became alive to God's transforming power.
3. I am freed from the sins that bound me as I continually follow the prompting of His Spirit who will lead me by the Word of God.
Praise God! I love when God talks to me loud and clear. It seemed as though each song I heard on the radio and each person I spoke to yesterday had something to say just to me from God. I AM a new creation...the old has died!