Sunday, July 26, 2015

Choose Life!

Choose Life

Everywhere we go there are decisions to be made:

“Paper or plastic?”

“For here or to go?”

“Decaf or regular?” 

Those are usually easy questions to answer but what about super hard ones? Questions that make your brain hurt. What about those questions that are of a moral nature, or of a highly debatable nature? Wouldn’t it be great if someone would just tell you what the answer is to those stumper questions?

In the book of Deuteronomy, God says, “I set before you life and death, blessings or curses.” And then God goes on to tell the Hebrew people- “Now choose life, so that you and your children may live and that you may love the Lord your God, listen to his voice, and hold fast to him. For the Lord is your life…” I love that! A choice that comes with the correct answer!

But how do we choose life? We chose life by adjusting our thinking every day to agree with God and by following the Spirit and allowing Him to move and conform us into His image.

Gloria Copeland says, “…to choose life is to choose God”.

Let’s encourage each other to stay obedient, to revere God, to put His word first today and to allow Him to be God. And then….

Choose life!

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