If Only For This Life…

Originally blogged October 4, 2019.

The Brew Is A Musing

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My Musings – “But Christ has indeed been raised from the dead, the first fruits of those who have fallen asleep.” (1 Corinthians 15:20, NIV 1984).  What if there was no “but?”

Our Faith Is Futile – Incapable of producing any useful result; pointless.

We Are Lost – Beyond recovery or redemption.

We Are Hopeless – Having no hope or chance of changing or improving.

We Are To Be Pitied – To feel sadness or sympathy for someone’s unhappiness or bad situation.

The all-seeing eye of God beheld our deplorable state; infinite pity touched the heart of the Father of mercies; and infinite wisdom laid the plan of our recovery. – David Brainerd.

We are not to be pitied, because God took pity on us.  The death of His Son on the cross gave us a chance at improving our hopeless situation.  He recovered the unrecoverable.  He redeemed…

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Author: thebrewisamusing

I was raised in a Christian family and my earliest childhood memories include regular Sunday school and Church attendance as a family. I was taught that our Judeo-Christian values were not just a part of our Sunday routine they should be part of our character and influence all aspects of our lives. I was also taught that as important as these values were they could not save us. We must also be “born again” by accepting Christ.

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