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Consecration is our part, sanctification is God’s part. (1)

What must I do to inherit eternal life? (2)

I am not certain Christians ask this question anymore.  We have become so enamored with the world that we, in the terms of Joel O’Steen, “Want our best life now!”

Not me, I want my best life after my death.

I already know that this worldly life is short and full of toil and angst.  Even if I inherit my father’s DNA, his family lives to a 100, my life will be short.  Even if I count my blessings everyday, my life will still be a rose garden, a life full of beauty in the midst of thorns.

Most of us assume that we must provide our own transport and fuel to get to heaven.  Most of us assume that we enter heaven on the basis of what we have done in life.  That is not God’s way.

In the world’s economy, we earn grace.  In God’s economy, grace if given by God.

God asks us to dedicate our life to Him.  He then, takes care of the rest. He will sanctify us, make us fit for heaven.

It bugs me that I cannot earn my way into heaven.  I can only earn my way into hell.

God wants my heart.

God wants your heart.

When God has your heart, He has your life, both now and for evermore.

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  1. Oswald Chambers, My Utmost for His Highest: Selections for the Year (Grand Rapids, MI: Oswald Chambers Publications; Marshall Pickering, 1986).
  2. Luke 10:25 and Luke 18:18.
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