God has given us everything we need to overcome temptation. When we truly believe that God will not allow us to be tempted beyond what we can bear and always provides us with the way of escape, we will find it and overcome temptation.
All tears will be wiped away and we will bask in admiration of the One we have given all our being to.
How devastating it would be to live a life doing things for God only to find out that what you thought was His will was all done in vain.
This question made everything so clear as it made it apparent that dwelling on these things was going to hinder my godly influence on others and not allow me to be who I truly want to be.
Did you look at the moon and stars this morning? If so, did you look at them in amazement of what God has created or did you not give them much thought?
Even after recalling what they had done to receive grace for eternal life, Paul still calls it the gift of God. How can eternal life still be called a gift if something has to be done to receive it?
I'm enraged with nothing to be enraged about. Where does this come from? What is wrong with me? This is not me, but it is me.
Life naturally reveals whether what we do (action) or don't do (inaction) is good or bad through consequences.
Why do I even believe what I do? What's the point in all this when I have to fight so hard to keep my faith?
A warning such as this can only be effective if I am living by these principles. I am not only advising them to beware of others, but also of myself as I could be that person that they love and trust that leads them astray.