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What do the blessings of Christ mean for us today? Yohan John speaks about how the blessings of Christ promised to us in the bible affects us in our daily life; also to remind us that from the very beginning, God chose us even before the world began. What does that mean? Find out by listening to this powerful message.
What will the person who feeds on God's creatures do with the strength God provides? What will the person who works in God's vineyard do with God's wine? He will get drunk and pass out naked. Thus ends the generations of righteous Noah.
Paul, Timothy and Silvanus urge the believers in Thessalonika, Greece to work for a living and to avoid those who are idle. Here Stephen traces the importance of work back to the creation of Man - we are designed for work and given a charge. Because of Adam's sin, man's work is harder than was intended, but no less important, purposeful or part of our responsibility. Stephen encourages believers to evaluate their attitudes to work to ensure they are aligned with God's thinking , and to seek out meaningful, productive work wherever we may find it, whether paid for it or not. There is joy in living out out God-given purpose.
Oswald Chambers once said: "According to Jesus Christ, we are blessed in each condition that from earliest childhood we have been taught to regard as a curse”. What happens when your idea of blessing and curse gets turned upside down?
Primary Claim: Jesus came as a man to endure the curse of sin so that we could be set free.
With the dominion of God thrown off, Adam and Eve immediately feel the brokenness of their relationships: guilt before God, shame about themselves and blame toward each other. In the act of judgment God gives what they asked for sent the out of the place of blessing. While this is not Eden anymore, it can still be good.