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What’s on Your Record?

Romans 14:11 (KJV)

11 For it is written, As I live, saith the Lord, every knee shall bow to me, and every tongue shall confess to God.

Revelation 20:12 (KJV)

12 And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God; and the books were opened: and another book was opened, which is the book of life: and the dead were judged out of those things which were written in the books, according to their works.

Since day one someone have been keeping a record on us.  Records such as birth record, immunization record, school record, baptism record, and a death record.  What will be on your record when the books are opened before God.  Every knee shall bow and every tongue shall confess to God, the deeds done in this mortal body.  What will be your confession:

  • I believed in Jesus Christ
  • I feed the hungry
  • I gave to the poor
  • I was baptist
  • I am Saved

Those will be statements that someone will say….will it be you?  It’s time to rethink your plan of salvation the time is now, Jesus Christ is soon to return.  It will be a sad day if Jesus Christ say depart from me I knew you not.

Matthew 7:21-23 (KJV)

21 Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven.

22 Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works?

23 And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity.

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Being An Example

Daily Devotion Reflection:

And you yourself must be an example to them by doing good works of every kind. Let everything you do reflect the integrity and seriousness of your teaching. (NLT) -Titus 2:7 It’s easier to tell someone what to do than it is to lead by example.  Modeling our beliefs is much more impactful and makes the value ingrained deeper in all who see our example.  Telling others what and how to react takes the choice away from them.  God will speak to them and show them the error of their ways through your behavior alone.  Set the example and let all you do be a reflection of Him.

What is in your fruit?

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, meekness, temperance: against such there is no law. Galatians 5:22-23

Did you notice that the “Fruit of the Spirit” is not written as fruits. That’s because these characteristics are all in one fruit. We cannot have one without the other. How can we say we have meekness and temperance but there is no love demonstrated. There is a blemish in that fruit.

If we wondering why we continued to go through the same trial, it’s because the blemish on our fruit was inspected and it did not pass the test.

2 Corinthians 13:5 (NLT) says, “Examine yourselves to see if your faith if genuine. Test yourselves. Surely you know that Jesus Christ is among you; if not you failed the test of genuine faith.”