Christians Must Follow Jesus’ Teaching Principles
Christians must continuously follow the principles of Jesus Christ by teaching people the basic facts of God’s kingdom. Some truth will be uncomfortable and hurtful, yet people need to hear them so that they can understand God’s requirements for his kingdom, and thereby comply with them. However, we (believers) must ensure to preach what we practice and also lead by examples to motivate people into godliness. Meanwhile, the basis of speaking the truth of God’s kingdom must not be based on anyone’s holiness standard. That is, whether a Christian still struggles to comply with God’s laws in one area of his/her life or not, he/she is still required to preach God’s truth at all times – without any dilution or over-simplicity. God’s righteous standard remains irrevocable; therefore, believers have to preach it always. We must learn from Jesus whose preaching throughout the scripture laid emphasis on holiness – as the only requirement that qualifies anyone for God’s kingdom. Christ even stated, “Seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you” (Matthew 6:33).
In addition, for any Christian to adequately comply with God’s righteous standard and preach it, he/she must have been empowered by the Holy Spirit. Without him (Holy Spirit) in control, it is absolutely impossible for anyone to please God. The Spirit will encourage us to love God and…READ FULL DEVOTION >> https://jamestaiwo.com/january-5-bible-life/
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