By acknowledging that we have sinned and have received the grace from Jesus, we can and need to extend this grace to others.
Jesus followers are to seek, cultivate and then share the ‘Joy of the Lord”, personally and corporately.
The realisation that Christ’s death on the cross was the perfect sacrifice for all our sins should motivate us to plead with people to become reconciled with God.
Christians need to re-frame how they see themselves, to be Ambassadors for Christ and review how we represent Jesus against this Scripture.
God loved us first and as we become more Christlike, we will do the good works that He has prepared for us to do, out of love for Him.
Listening to the good news of Mt. Zion and getting motivated to be enthusiastic for Jesus.
How come there are some people who go through real hardship and seem to have the strength to battle it through? What is it that gives some the ability to persevere and others not?
Our view of God can affect how we live our lives for Jesus.
If we truly understand what he has done for us; that we died with him on the cross, and that we live with him now, we no longer need to live under the power of sin but can live victorious lives for Jesus in the light of his resurrection power.