Archive for April, 2008

The short answer: Because God is faithful. The long answer: Because God will do exactly what He promised in His Word. If we confess our sins, the blood of Jesus will cleanse it away. If we reckon our flesh to be dead and identify with Christ – that we are risen with Christ in the heavenly places – we will not reap the corruption of the flesh. If we study the Word as a workman who needs not to be ashamed, then we’ll be prepared for every good work. If we are doers of the Word and not hearers only, then the Lord will reward our works. If we exercise ourselves in obeying God, yet have patience because this journey will take a lifetime, then we’ll abide in Him. If we remember the Lord’s death for our sins, the giving of His body and blood, then we’ll have a right view of the horror of sin and steer clear of it more consistently. (more…)