22 But now that you have been set free from sin and have become slaves to God, the benefit you reap leads to holiness, and the result is eternal life. 23 For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
If you have accepted Jesus Christ as your Savior, you will have eternal life. This statement is not the hopeful thought of a human; it is a promise from God. Now that you have freed yourself from things of the world, you are ready to follow Jesus. If you have not taken this step in faith, now is the time. Christ accepts us all, just as we are. Changing your life style will not be easy, but as we have read in earlier devotions, Christ gives us direction for making these changes possible. Read His Word daily and begin your life with Him today.
Dear Lord, thank You for the true love that You have for me. I know that You want to bless me this very day. I can
15 Be very careful, then, how you live- not as unwise but as wise, 16 making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil. 17 Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord
James 1: 2-4
2 Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, 3 because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. 4 Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.
How in the world could someone consider it pure joy to face trials of many kinds? The answer lies within the question itself.