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Men are accused of having selective hearing. I am glad God has selective memory. He remembers our sins no more (Heb. 8:12). That is because our sins were forgiven by the blood of Christ when we were baptized into Christ for the forgiveness of our sins (Rom. 6:3-4; Acts 2:38). Even though He remembers our sins no more, He does not forget our works (Heb. 6:10) as we lay up treasures in heaven.
But you, O Lord, are a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness. Ps 86:15 ESV
Thank God for His selective memory. You and I do not deserve the hope we have in Christ, but because our God is gracious, merciful, and loving, we have that hope.
Live righteously and godly for Him today. Lay up treasures in heaven today and every day as you labor on this earth.
Some years ago a credit card company used commercials with the following theme. Three or four different items are given along with the cost. Then, the last matter of consideration is given as “priceless.” I would play the commercial in this manner. The price of a magazine - $3.25. The price of a good novel - $24.95. The price of the Good Book with great treasure within - priceless. You probably have several copies of the Bible in your home. That book is the only book that has been on the best seller list year after year for decades. Search the treasure within that book this week and learn better how to live life before God.
All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be competent, equipped for every good work. 2 Tim 3:16-17 ESV
What better book could you have. Thank God for providing His Scriptures through which you can learn of the salvation provided through His Son. Meditate on it all week long.
Have a great week.
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