Archive for April, 2010


IMG_2628 copy2¿Qué le gusta a la apariencia verdadera de perdón? ¿ Soy mezquino, el perdón que somos tener hacia otras personas que se han agraviares y nos lastiman? Probémonos esto para el tamaño:

(La sonrisa grande) “¡por Supuesto! Jesus tomó el castigo por todo nuestros fracasos y defectos. Estaba feliz…

 

IMG_2628 copy2What does true forgiveness look like? I’m mean, the forgiveness that we are to have towards other people who have wronged and hurt us? Let’s try this on for size:

(big smile) “Of course! Jesus took the punishment for all of our failures and shortcomings. I’d be happy…

 

IMG_2628 copy2Romans 12:2 tells us that we are to be transformed by the renewing of our minds. For a human being to actually be transformed to the point of proving out the perfect will of God, is pretty huge. This…

 

IMG_2628 copy2It’s a wonderful thing when we learn that the grace of God has brought us to the place of being accepted by Him based on what Christ did, rather than our performance. No more nagging guilt; no more jumping up for the doggy bone. He approves of us simply because we’ve believed Him and trusted in His grace. He loves us. He smiles on us.

There’s so much more, though! His grace is filled with His glory.

“…to the praise of the glory of His grace, which He freely bestowed on us in the Beloved.(Ephesians 1:6)

His grace is glorious grace, and as such it has a transforming power. Transforming grace. When allowed to do its work in us, it will soak our characters and our consciousness in the nature of Christ, changing us from glory to glory.

“But we all, with unveiled face beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as from the Lord, the Spirit.” 2 Cor 3:17-18

Seeing with pure eyes, the One…

 

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“For the anxious longing of the creation waits eagerly for the revealing of the sons of God. For the creation was subjected to futility, not of its own will, but because of Him who subjected it, in hope that the creation itself also will be set free from its slavery to corruption into the freedom of the glory of the children of God.” Romans 8:18-21

to happen. Let’s get busy manifesting the Kingdom on whatever is in front of our noses. Or maybe on the weaknesses of our flesh that…

 

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