Great scripture here in James 4!
We are not guaranteed tomorrow! Enjoy this day as a gift from God and his beauty all around you. Find 3 things to be thankful for. I’ve always tried to do that when I want to get too far ahead of God and do it myself and operate in my limited strength instead of Gods amazing power!
Our life is a mist….the Bible reminds us……here for a little while (in terms of eternity) and then gone….God wants us to make our time count when we are here! Lord Jesus help us serve you with our actions and our words!
God gives is the definition of Sin here- “if anyone knows the good they ought to do and doesn’t do it, it is sin for them”. Ouch. That’s kinda close to home. Once God reveals himself and what he wants us to do it’s up to us to act and move….
I’m sure glad God is in control of my life and I will give him full surrender every day!!
This topic is always one that we can try to avoid or simply argue about. But in the Book of James, the brother of Jesus, has very firm instructions for us and how we are supposed to live out our faith.
He tells us that Faith alone without being accompanied by good deeds is “useless” and “dead”. That means if we say we have Faith in Christ and we don’t do anything as an outflow of our faith, than its dead. He says in James 2:15-17,