January 09 of Arise with Christ
Take the hard road
Let God rule in all things and die to your own desires and wishes.
Take up your cross daily and follow Jesus and let the Spirit of the Lord rule and not the desires of your flesh.
The Spirit is willing, but your flesh is weak.
Don't wait until you feel like serving the Lord to serve Him.
Serve the Lord, whether you feel like it or not.
Put away all personal desires and ambitions and seek ye first the Kingdom
Take the hard road and not the easy one because the difficult road is usually
the right road.
Lot chose the fertile valleys and ended up living with vexation in Sodom and Gomorrah.
Abraham chose the rocky and dry higher ground and ended up with God.
©01/09/2001 Jim Welch
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