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Living In Grace

A Christ inspired work dealing with American Christian Culture in the New Century.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Christians have Lost


And Have also Found.............


......the fear of death
                               and found the hope of the resurrection

Christians have lost...the shame of their past
                                                                 and found grace from our Savior

Christians have lost......their just reward
                                                            and found mercy everylasting

Christians have lost....sin 
                                     and found righteousness
Christians have lost......the chains of sin and death
                                                                          and found freedom and life in Christ

Christians have lost......worry
                                           and found peace 

Christians have lost.......doubt
                                             and found faith

Christians have lost.....selfishness and pride
                                                                and found generosity and humility

Christians have lost the old man....
                                          and been found by Christ

Christians have lost.....despair
                                             and found hope 

Christians have lost.............Hell
                                                and been given Heaven                                

2 Corinthians 5:17
Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old things passed away; behold, new things have come.


I know that sin lingers on in our mortal bodies and we as believers have not yet been perfected. Consequently, what we should have lost often is what we have often found and what we should have found is sometimes lost to us, but Christ is sufficient and He has provided everything we need for salvation and life.  Lean on Him and in Him be found.  Come boldly before the throne of grace so that you may obtain mercy and help in time of need.  Cast your cares upon Him for He cares for you.  Abide in Him.
                            

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2 Comments:

Anonymous Laurasfarnsworth said...

This was such a great post! I really needed this today. My husband and I have been struggling with finances and work over the past three weeks. Thanks! God Bless you.

May 11, 2011 at 5:48 AM  
Anonymous Luther@Living In Grace said...

Thanks Laura....My family and I have also been struggling as of late but every time things looked bleak God provided. Maybe not in my time or my ways but He has provided. I will be praying for you and your husband and God bless you too.

May 11, 2011 at 12:54 PM  

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