Why is it that when you try to move forward it seems like you are pulled backward? Have you experienced this? Maybe you've decided to improve your health or financial situation only to face a challenge that makes it worse. Or you have decided to overcome a repetitive sin habit only to continue to give in. Why? And what can you do about it?
#4 IN MOVE FORWARD
We all want to "do more" for God but we're not sure what to do or how to do it. Too often the church defines your calling by some performance based construct relating to ability or skill. It's goos to apply our abilities and skills to ministry but a calling is better defined by love.
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How can we say that, you might ask. We confidently proclaim that God is not mad at you because he said so himself in Isaiah 54:9; "So have I sworn That I would not be angry with you, nor rebuke you." As a result of the substitutional and sacrificial work of Christ described in Isaiah 53, God makes incredible promises, one of which is that he is no longer angry because the Messiah exhausted the wrath of God toward sin. Read more for several scripture references.