Notify me of new posts by email. How do we overcome as born again Christians? And why must we overcome? Philippians I am crucified with Christ: neverthless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.
Okay, thanks. Salvation is a gift, as free as the air we breathe. It is to be obtained, like any other gift, without money and without price: there are no other terms. Let me quote a few verses in First Corinthians: "For other foundation can no man lay than that which is laid, which is Jesus Christ. But if any man buildeth on the foundation gold, silver, costly stones, wood, hay, stubble; each man's work shall be made manifest: for the day shall declare it, because it is revealed in fire: and the fire itself shall prove each man's work, of what sort it is.
If any man's work shall abide, which he built thereon, he shall receive a reward. If any man's work shall be burned, he shall suffer loss: but he himself shall be saved; yet so as through fire.
I may have a wretched, miserable voyage through life, with no victory, and no reward at the end; saved, yet so as by fire, or as Job puts it, "with the skin of my teeth. It is like this: when a man enters the army, he is a member of the army the moment he enlists; he is just as much a member as a man who has been in the army ten or twenty years. But enlisting is one thing, and participating in a battle another. Young converts are like those just enlisted. When Jesus told His disciples it was time to cross over the Galilee Sea, He did not tell them of the storm ahead, neither did it influence His understanding of where He was going.
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Online Sermon Editor. Many times, it takes years of failures and setbacks to become an "overnight success". Abraham Lincoln had two failed businesses, one nervous breakdown, endured the death of his sweetheart, and was defeated for public office no less than 10 times over the. Home Sermons Overcoming Life's Challenges. View all Sermons. SETH A.
We must trust that He is in control - especially when life seems to be out of control for He says: "I know the plans I have for you; plans for your welfare and not for evil" Jeremiah Such was the life of the Old Testament character Joseph. He knows your genuineness as a Christian or otherwise Look at Joseph.
I thought that old things had passed away, that all things had become new; that my old corrupt nature, the Adam life, was gone. This institution was renamed the Moody Bible Institute in his honor after he passed away in Shop Courses Browse All Topics. Premium Series Kits. Moody shows you how you can have confidence in Christ's call on your life, and thus overcome the trials of this world to experience the full joy of the Lord, both in this life and the next. It has been said that life has to be lived in a forward motion; but that can only be understood by looking back. Home Sermons Overcoming Life's Challenges.
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