Tuesday, February 08 2022
THE CREATIVE POWER OF FAITH
But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light. I Peter 2:9
I am one who was in deep darkness when He called me out one night through His grace and mercy! In the pits of despair, hopelessly addicted to drugs and alcohol my life was a mess that only the Lord Jesus could repair!
A heathen from birth, a godless, prideful human being, I grew up without God with only a short time in Sunday school with the motivation to go by the threats of my mother and a beautiful young girl whom I later met many years later! My neighbors took me to church one time when I was only about seven and I came back and asked my mother, "What's all this God business?"
Today and every day I can proclaim the praises of Him who called me out of darkness and that is why I am so adamant about telling people who they are in Christ! We have been lied to, polluted by tradition and doctrine for so long that we have forgotten who we are and to whom we belong! We are no longer sub-human sinners, saved by grace, we are chosen by God to be a royal priesthood of divine warriors, called to conquer and to walk in the Spirit proclaiming the praises of God!
At one time we were not a people, but now we are the people of God, who had not obtained mercy but now have obtained mercy. I Peter 2:10