Weekly Devotional | February 2, 2017

The Family of God
Seth Buchner picWe sing a song at our church called “The Family of God.” Being a part of the family of God is a big deal, and there is nothing more important than the decision to become a part of it. Are you a part of God’s family? Let me share some important thoughts with you.

 

I was raised in a Christian home, but that did not make me a Christian. I have attended church all my life, but that has not made me a Christian. I have been baptized, but that did not get the job done either. Many folks are counting on one of these three things to get them to Heaven, but according to the Bible, God’s Holy Word, these ideas are not enough.

 
The only thing that will get us to Heaven is a personal trust in the shed blood of Jesus Christ, and a faith in that blood to save. I John 1:7b tells us, “…and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.” Revelation 1:5, “And from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, and the first begotten of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. Unto him that loved us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood.”

 

Faith in what Jesus Christ did on the cross is the only difference maker. Anything else is a man-made idea and will…

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