Grateful

Thankful

Thankful 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 For a professing child of God to be unthankful there is a disconnect Colossians 2:6-7, “So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live your lives in Him, rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness.” Colossians 3:15, “Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.” Psalm 136:1, “Give…

Grateful ~ Part 3

The Christian and the Conscience in Romans 14:1 Your consciousness of what you believe to be right and wrong. No one’s conscience matches God’s will perfectly.     The weak/strong in faith. This relates to their confidence in the liberty they have in Christ. The weak in the text are more restrictive in their lifestyle choices. While the strong are more bold in theirs. Neither is said to be a “better” Christian than the other. Although Paul does ascribed a…

Grateful ~ Part 2

The Christian and the Conscience Your consciousness of what you believe to be right and wrong. No one’s conscience matches God’s will perfectly.               The Christian must pursue training their conscience The Protestant Reformation came out of one man’s conscience. How is the conscience trained? The example of Peter. (Acts 10, 15) The example of the Psalmist. (Ps. 119:9-16) Why is it important for the Christian to train their conscience? We can and will…

Grateful ~ Part 1

The Christian and the Conscience Should I eat this quart of Ice Cream or not? Should I buy this table saw with credit or not? Should I watch this TV program or not? Should we skip church to go do a family fun day or not? Should I vote for a certain political party even if the candidate representing that party is seriously flawed? What is the conscience? Your consciousness of what you believe to be right and wrong. (Acts…