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Resting in Jesus for Holiness!

Scripture reading for February 20th:  Leviticus 8-11, Psalm 110, Hebrews 4

Key Scriptures:  Hebrews 4:11-13  “Let us therefore strive to enter that rest, so that no one may fall by the same sort of disobedience.  For the Word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.  And no creature is hidden from His sight, but all are naked and exposed to the eyes of Him to whom we must give account.”

Nothing is hidden from our Lord, visible or invisible.  There is no place where we can hide or nothing that will cover up any sin or disobedience to God’s eternal Word.  The Word of God is alive and active.  It is able to search out the hidden places of our hearts and inner man.  Our only hope of holiness is to confess sin and repent, resting our hope on the Word of God that speaks mercy through Jesus and His shed blood.

Faith Confession and prayer:  I rest in the shed blood of Jesus Christ and God’s Word promising forgiveness and cleansing to all who come to Jesus.  Lord, help me to preach the whole Word of God to each person and congregation that they might rest in Jesus.

Leviticus 11:44  “For I am the Lord your God.  Consecrate yourselves therefore, and be holy, for I am holy.”  

Psalm 110:3  “Your people will offer themselves freely on the day of Your power, in holy garments; from the womb of the morning, the dew of Your youth will be Yours.”  

 

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Willing to die for Christ Jesus!

Scripture reading for June 3rd:  Acts 21, Psalm 110, Proverbs 17

Key Scriptures:  Acts 21:10-13 “While we were staying for many days, a prophet named Agabus come down from Judea.  And coming to us, he took Paul’s belt and bound his own feet and hands and said, “Thus says the Holy Spirit, ‘This is how the Jews at Jerusalem will bind the man who owns this belt and deliver him into the hands of the Gentiles.'”  When we heard this, we and the people there urged him not to go up to Jerusalem.  Then Paul answered, “What are you doing, weeping and breaking my heart?  For I am ready not only to be imprisoned but even to die in Jerusalem for the Name of the Lord Jesus.””

Paul had had many warnings of coming imprisonment.  God always prepares His own for what is ahead and His Presence guides them through the storms and trouble.  We naturally want to protect our loved ones from suffering or trials.  God’s people count it all joy when the trials come, knowing that the testing of their faith brings endurance and helps complete Christ’s work in others and us.

Faith Confession:  Lord, thank You for this record of Paul’s faith confession that encourages me to stand true to You no matter what the consequences.  I trust You for grace sufficient to each trial in my life.

Psalm 110:3 “Your people will offer themselves freely on the day of Your power, in holy garments; from the womb of the morning, the dew of your youth will be yours.”  

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