“If you keep my commands, you will remain in my love…..
John 15: 10a
Speaking or writing about commandments is not popular at all is it? In Christian circles we often focus on God’s grace. And God is forgiving, and gracious but here Jesus tells us we need to follow Him, and His commands.
In fact, doing what He says, is a very real proof that we love God. No believer should ever think that sin is ok, because God will just wink at us on the side, and let it go.
That’s not the same as grace, it is very much like taking for granted – His forgiveness. Grace viewed this way can be seen as a right, or even an excuse to go ahead and sin. Yuck!
Maybe you’ve been taught this way, or that we just cant help ourselves, but let’s never use God’s grace as a license or an excuse to sin.
God wants us to love Him, and to do good!
Heavenly Father thank for Your love and forgiveness. Help us to have hearts that seek to do Your will! And forgive us, when we do sin.
Amen and amen.
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quote from the NIV Bible