Familiarity breeds contempt. Guard yourself against the temptation to take things for granted. Learn to appreciate all aspects of God's grace!
A long time ago, I resigned to the fact that nothing I ever do will be perfect, for one particular reason.
I’m not perfect.
Most people do not want to believe this about themselves or their loved ones- the Truth isn’t “pleasant” to hear when you do not understand the Gospel of Jesus Christ, so they choose religion, which claims that “deep down” all people are good.
Now, the Bible has so much more to say about the glorious gift that is Salvation, but that is a way to understand it. Remember, it is a matter of BELIEVING in Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior, not just repeating a sentence!!
"Those who control their tongue will have a long life; opening your mouth can ruin everything" (Proverbs 13:3 NLT).
A gentle answer turns away wrath, But a harsh word stirs up anger. (Proverbs 15:1)
"So get rid of all the filth and evil in your lives, and humbly accept the word God has planted in your hearts, for it has the power to save your souls." (James 1:21 - NLT)
"For the word of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God." (1 Corinthians 1:18)
"The grass withers and the flowers fade but the word of our God stands forever” (Isaiah 40:8).
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