There is truly no happier way to live! Unfortunately, this is one of the best-kept secrets among Christians. I know, because I was in the dark about this from the age of 9 to 39!
Thirty years of not knowing the incredible Treasure I had living on the inside of me. Most of my posts will fall under one or more of the following five major categories. Post Categories Done Deal — The believer in Christ has been completely forgiven for the sins of their lifetime through His shed blood.
They already possess a brand-new, righteous identity through their participation with Him in His crucifixion, burial, resurrection, and ascension Rom. Flawless Fusion — When the believer is joined in union with Christ, they are instantly and completely made holy. When we believe the truth about who we are, holy does as holy is Rom. Holy, but Hoodwinked — While the believer in Christ has been forever made righteous and holy, they have a real, invisible enemy who diligently works to deceive them into believing lies about Christ and their true identity in Him John ; 2.
As a result, everything they think, say, and do can issue from His life rather than the flesh natural abilities.
The believer who experiences the revelation that Christ is their life no longer views themselves as living for the Lord, but rather as living from His awesome person and power by faith Gal. Lives filled with contagious enthusiasm and passion. Lives that resemble Christ.
Lives that cause unbelievers to take notice. I love doing life at a slow and simple pace with my husband, Steven. It must remain in the vine. If you abide in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit.enurinphinah.cf
The Christian's Secret of a Happy Life - Lesson 24 in Practical Christian Living
You are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit. Apart from me, you can do nothing. If you do not remain in me, you are like a branch thrown away that withers. The branch is picked up, thrown in the fire, burned. Where are those smelling salts when you need them? The second commandment, love your neighbor as yourself. I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and that your joy may be complete.
Christians Secret of Happy Life
Do everything in love. You are my friends if you do what I command. This is my command: Love each other. We abide in Jesus. He abides in us. We bear much fruit.
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Our prayers are answered. The Father is glorified. We abide in his love. We keep his commandment in love. Call it the joy cluster or the abundant life cluster or the happiness cluster, whatever you want to call it. Practically speaking, Biblically… Probably already out of time, almost.
Christian's Secret of a Happy Life
Practically speaking then, when it says do everything in love, what is everything? Everything means when you get a robo call, how you respond. When someone cuts in on you on the interstate highway, weaving in and out, how you react to that is part of everything. Changing a dirty diaper is part of everything. Trying to reason with a year-old is part of everything. If your TV has food stains on it, this message is for you.
I have about 10 or 12 people that have made promises to me. Honestly, I have no idea which of those promises will be followed through on. It just baffles me. It is clearly the most unpredictable part of my career. This is the practical side. With that said, here is the Big Idea for today. This is another way of saying abide and then do whatever you want.
- The Christian's Secret of a Happy Life.
- The Pyramid Diet.
- Polynesian Mythology & Ancient Traditional History Of The New Zealanders.
Abide in Christ because when we really are abiding in Jesus loving us as the Father has loved him, then we fill up in our relationship with him so that we do have this joy. Out of the overflow of this, we basically love it out. We love it out. If you are not overflowing with the love of Jesus Christ, then the second reaction is probably going to be more like the first, but when we are abiding in Christ, we have the first reaction out of our human nature, and the second reaction is out of the Holy Spirit who lives in us.
Am I just dreaming here? Is this a pipe dream? Absolutely not. Is it something that will work every single time? Will it work bell curve distribution most of the time?
What does the overflow of Jesus loving us look like in action? This is our Rock Solid challenge. You can read it. I have to tell you a funny story, an instructive story.
This, of course, is after a neighbor has walked through the yard two times. Every time, the dog goes crazy. I mean, the dog runs back and forth from window to window. The rug gets all flipped up. I have to go straighten it out. There have already been two or three of those incidents. Anyway, about , the doorbell rings.
Then, eventually, I felt guilty. I got up, and I went. There were two teenagers selling candy. How many of you had teenagers selling candy come to your house? Quite a few. Unfortunately, the chair I sat in is towards the back of the house.