Do We Please God In Our Lives

Whoever believes in him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe stands condemned. (John 3:18).  Why?  Because he has not believed in the name of God’s one and only Son.  Here beloved brethren and sisters the message is clear – we need to believe in Jesus in order to please God.

Everyone who does evil hates the light and will not come into the light for fear that his/her deeds will be exposed (John 3:20-21) but whoever lives by the truth comes into light so that it may be seen plainly that what he has done has been done through God.  Where can we place ourselves? The only hope is for us to prepare and be ready for his coming  and to meet and welcome him.  That can only come about when we please God now.

Just as sin entered the world through one man and death through sin, it was in this way death came to all men/women because all have sinned. (Romans 5:12). What shall we say then?  Shall we go on sinning, so that grace may increase? (Romans 6:14)  By no means, we died to sin, how can we live in it any longer?  Or don’t you know that  all of us who were baptised into Christ were baptised into his death?  We were therefore buried with him through baptism into his death in order that just as

Christ was raised from the dead, through the glory of the Father, we too may live a new life” (Rom6:1-4).

Do not love the world or anything in the world.  If any man loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.  For everything in the world, the cravings of sinful man,  the lust of his eyes, and the boasting of what he has and does, comes not from the Father but from the world.  The world and its desires pass away, but he who does the will of God lives for ever. Let us check and change our direction aiming at the right direction, fixing our eyes on our Lord Jesus, who is able to redeem us.

 Bro John Kasanda with his grandson Baleke

Bro. John Kasanda (Kasembe, Zambia)

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