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Be yourself, everyone else is taken!

"And you hath he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins; Wherein in time past ye walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now worketh in the children of disobedience: Among whom also we all had our conversation in times past in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind; and were by nature the children of wrath, even as others." Ephesians 2:1-3.
Don’t follow a crowd, stay true to God. When you go along with the crowd and are just like all the others, then it’s highly probable that you’re walking according to the dictates of the prince of the power of the air, Satan, who is at work right now in the hearts of those who are against the Lord. Be yourself, know that everyone else is taken, they either serve God or the kingdom of the devil.

Children of disobedience are none other than believers working in disobedience, people Paul describes as having "a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge. For they being ignorant of God's righteousness, and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of God." Romans 10:2-3.

Romans 12:1-2 says, "I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service. And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God."

What’s important for you in this journey of faith is to submit yourself to the righteousness of God, otherwise your labour is in vain. 

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  1. Faith in the Lord, and love to all the saints! 
  2. Be yourself, everyone else is taken! 
  3. Christ in you the hope of glory! 
  4. Walk worthy of the vocation! 
  5. Who are you following? 
  6. The Lord will pay you for each good thing you do!

God bless,
Laurence 

www.muzembi.org - Simple Gospel Summation 

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