Wednesday, October 26, 2016

PRAYER with THANKSGIVING – By Ralph F. Balog

Scripture Reading: Philippians 4:6, 7

Please read Philippians 4:9first, then back track to our  text verses. Ever remember, dear Christian, in order for the  God OF peace (with whom you are now justified BY faith) to  work in your life, you must follow Philippians 4:9!  So as we bow our knees to our heavenly Father, Paul  writes, "Be careful for nothing." Don't have a care in the world  for anything. Fully 90 of the things we worry about are  either over, orwe can't influence them anyway; but God wants  100 worry-free Christians in this dispensation of His grace.  We read in Ephesians 1:11 that God "worketh ALL THINGS  after the counsel of His own will."

Those who keep trying to resurrect Israel's program and  promises would have us believe that if enough prayers (prayer  circles/chains) on a specific request go up to God, He just has  to do what is asked. Wait. The "ask and receive" promises  don't apply to the Body of Christ. God works allthings, in this  evil age, according to the counsel of His own will. Glory to  God! He, who formed the universe by His spoken Word and  started time for us, will handle all transactions because He  knows the thoughts and intents of our hearts. We can trust  Him completely.

Yet, we are so created, that our hearts must speak to our  Creator; and God our Father invites us to speak. "Let your  requests come up to Me freely. Then rest:" Let the "peace OF  God" rule in your heart knowing that the God of all grace has  given us something more than our wants. He gives us what we  need and also the peace which passeth understanding. We  can then rest in Romans 8:28.

How God Saves Men
Believing Christ DIED, that’s HISTORY.
Believing Christ DIED for YOU SINS and Rose again that’s SALVATION.
Read Romans 1:16, Romans 10:9-10 and 1. Corinthians 15:1-4

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