THOUGHT FOR THE DAY:
WE HAVE TO LEAVE SOME THINGS BEHIND IN ORDER TO EMBRACE THE NEW LIFE GOD HAS IN STORE FOR US
So many people today are looking for ways to be RIGHTEOUS or to be in “RIGHT STANDING” with God. The Bible simply says that when we BELIEVE God, that’s RIGHTEOUSNESS.
The PROOF, or EVIDENCE, of our faith in Him is found in our ACTIONS. Faith WITHOUT works is dead. That means when we really BELIEVE something, our actions will SUPPORT what we believe. Because ABRAHAM believed God, he obeyed His word and left his father’s land even when he didn’t know where he was GOING. In the same way, when WE believe God, we have to leave some things behind in order to embrace the NEW LIFE He has in store. As you let go of the old and, by faith, EMBRACE God’s promises, know that He is leading you down paths of righteousness for His name’s sake! Keep BELIEVING and keep stepping OUT, knowing that your best days are AHEAD of you!
“Abram believed the LORD, and he credited it to him as righteousness.”
(Genesis 15:6, NIV)