Encouraging Words with Pastor Bruce & Suzi Elman
We see in our scripture of the day that GOD is light and in Him is no darkness. GOD is pure and a perfect light and He shines through obedient people! However, when we invite darkness (sin) into our life, there is immediate conflict! Darkness & light cannot mix.
The way to keep a pure Spirit in this upside down world we live in is to confess our sin. Confession breaks the stronghold it can take in our lives. When we agree with GOD that our actions, thoughts or words are in violation of His will and are specific about our wrongs then our wrongdoing is forgiven and doesn’t interfere with our fellowship with Him.
1 John 1:5 This is the message which we have heard from Him and declare to you, that God is light and in Him is no darkness at all…
Nothing can change a redeemed believer’s identity as a child of GOD; that work was done on the cross, but to stay in a right relationship with Him we must honestly acknowledge our sin and take responsibility for it! That will keep us fully in the light of GOD’S love!
Bruce & Suzi Elman
L’Chaim Messianic Congregation