If ever two passages set out the stark choice which faces us humans
they are the following
1.Romans 7 :7
25 reflects “the most” that the “law aware and
informed” person is able to do , while
2.Romans 8 :1
15 tells us what those persons who are “led by the
Spirit” can actually achieve.
And having agreed that these verses are true
lets be sure of one thing
there is no third option offered us.
1Peter 2.9-10 Message
9-10 But you are the ones chosen by God, chosen for the high calling of priestly work, chosen to be a holy people, God’s instruments to do his work and speak out for him, to tell others of the night-and-day difference he made for you—from nothing to something, from rejected to accepted.
12 “Here is a simple, rule-of-thumb guide for behavior: Ask yourself what you want people to do for you, then grab the initiative and do it for them. Add up God’s Law and Prophets and this is what you get.
When we think of the title Joy to the World, we can be forgiven for thinking of the Christmas Carol by Isaac Watts that starts with these amazing words:
Joy to the world! The Lord is come.
Let earth receive her King.
Let every heart prepare Him room,
And heaven and nature sing.
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