Reflecting on Twenty Years: Plowing into Eternity | As I have said before, "I in a heap of sin so insurmountable that if it were not for the grace of Jesus Christ and His propitiation, I would forever be undone by my atrocities against the Lord my God."
Reflecting upon twenty years and looking forward to the plowing into eternity.
Truly a great means of grace in our day and age in standing firm in the evil days. Brother Don Currin gives a good and powerful message to fight today. Oh that we would be about the "plowing of our fallow ground." (Jeremiah 4:3; Hosea 10:12)
What a year thus far, to say the least. What I find most heavy upon me is not the state of mankind, nor the politics of the day, nor even eschatological placement of our age, no, not these. The thing that weighs most heavy upon me is the constant 'pole positioning' of leaders / pastors in the professing church.
As some of you know, over the last few months so much has changed, for some people more than others, regardless, people are feeling the effects. However, let us not be ignorant nor blind to the truth and where the battle really lies. Having said this, I was deeply blessed and encouraged by Paul Washer's video today!
Please allow me a bit of room below to simply speak, not in a deep exegete, but rather directly from Scripture and my personal thoughts regarding my life. Maybe you too will find this to be true, challenging or an absent need in your life. May the Lord help us all onward in the faith, as He will do since He is the “author and perfecter of our faith.” (Heb. 12:2)
"The door of the Word only opens to the key of diligence. The Scriptures claim searching. They are the writings of God, bearing the divine stamp and imprimatur – who shall dare to treat them with levity? He who despises them despises the God who wrote them. God forbid that any of us should leave our Bibles to become swift witnesses against us in the great day of account."
Jesus - The Only Expected Person. “In all the history of the world Jesus emerges as the only 'expected' person. No one was looking for such a person as Julius Caesar, or Napoleon, or Washington, or Lincoln to appear at the time and place that they did appear. No other person has had his course…
If you are like me, you do not always talk about what you should, and you may not always trust as you should, and you may not always be a witness as we are called. But, does this mean we do not strive forward? Shall we not believe all of God's word, regardless if false…