"So you also must consider yourselves dead to sin and alive to God in Christ Jesus." Did you catch that? DEAD to sin. ALIVE to Christ.
A.W. Tozer once famously said, “What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us.” I would piggyback off this quote in saying that how we think about God also determines how we live our lives.
During my six months in Hutchinson, Kansas at Grace Bible Church, my pastor took me through a 12-week ministry training schedule...
The antithesis to trusting in myself and what other’s around me think, is trusting in God alone and His truth. If I truly believe that God is all-loving, all-powerful, and all-good, then I can TRUST He can and will always do what is best for my good and His ultimate glory.
Now, the Lord has brought me to a kind of change of course that a year ago would have terrified me, but now only encourages me in my trust of Him.
"If I can believe that the great Creator God of the universe who orchestrates and sovereignly plans every step of my days loves me, then I have no reason to fear or fret or be frustrated! He is faithful..."