Fear God, Not Man, and Live Dead to Sin in Christ

Posted on by Sanders Shumway

Fear is real. There has been a lot of fear going on in people's lives because of all of the things that are happening in the world today.

Let's draw closer to God through Jesus Christ in these days & trust Him and His eternal promises for us!

Jesus said this, 4 “Dear friends, don’t be afraid of those who want to kill your body; they cannot do any more to you after that. 5 But I’ll tell you whom to fear. Fear God, who has the power to kill you and then throw you into hell. Yes, he’s the one to fear." (Luke 12:4-5 NLT)

We need to honor, respect, and fear God....not people! Jesus came to save us! Trust in Him & Father God! Surrender your lives to Him & follow Him! Turn from your sins to follow Him! You cannot have two masters....you will hate one & love the other. You cannot serve God & also serve sin! You must choose! Do you want God or do you want sin?

God loves us, and He is good! If you choose God then He will help you to change so that you don't have to be a slave to sin. The power to not sin anymore comes from God! Only He can truly set us free from sin! That is exactly one of the many things that Jesus Christ came to do! Check this out, "He personally carried our sins in his body on the cross so that we can be dead to sin and live for what is right. By his wounds you are healed." (1 Peter 2:24 NLT) That just amazes me that He "personally" came to save us! Only He could carry our sins and take them away from us forever! And He did this so we could be dead to sin! Let's choose to be dead to sin every day and be fully alive in Him, living for what is right!

Father God help us to choose You and Your Son Jesus Christ every moment of every day! Help us to not fear man, and completely take the fear of death away from us! For we have the promise of eternal life from You if we are living in Your Son Jesus Christ. Thank You for Your eternal life that You have given to us Father through Your Son! By Your power God, help us to be dead to sin and to live for what is right all the time! Father God we want the holy fear of the Lord in our lives! We want to honor You, respect You, follow You, and obey You as we should! Please help us with that! We love you Father God, Lord Jesus Christ, and Holy Spirit! In Jesus Christ's Name, Amen! 

Share |