BY: JOANNE ANSTINE
SEPTEMBER 19, 2009
The other day, as I was reading a writing about the subject of facts, and that God has placed thousands of facts in His scriptures, realized that such a definition of His words IS true. Not all things called “facts” are such, i.e, there was the time when it was believed as a fact, that the earth was flat. In time, that “fact” was disproved. But when there is a fact in scripture, it IS a fact. No doubt about it. And what a joy to know that:
FACT – I have been crucified with Christ, nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ lives in me; and the life I now live in the flesh (this body)I live by the faith OF Christ, who is loving me, and gave Himself for me. Oh my – what a fact! Gal. 2:20
FACT – I am a saint! Eph. 1:1, where that fact is declared.
FACT – I am justified! Rom. 5:1.
FACT – Christ IS my peace! Eph. 2:14
FACT – I have died to sin! Rom. 6:2
FACT – The love of God has been poured out (one translation says, “torrented out”) within our hearts through the Holy Spirit given to us. Rom.5:5
FACT – In everything (!) I am enriched in Him. 1 Cor. 1:5
FACT – In Christ Jesus, I have become the wisdom of God, and the righteousness of God, and I have been sanctified and redeemed in/through Christ. 1 Cor. 1:30
Surely such facts are almost too glorious for us to fully comprehend – but, PTL, they are TRUE!! And these are just the beginning…
Oh, the unfathomed love of God…and not just for me, but for ALL His creation!
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