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A Steadfast Faith

In Psalm 17, David wrote, “I have purposed that my mouth shall not transgress,” (v.3) and “Concerning the works of men, by the word of Your lips, I have kept away from the paths of the destroyer” (v.4). At the conclusion of the psalm, he further wrote:

As for me, I will see Your face in righteousness;
I shall be satisfied when I awake in Your likeness.
(Psalm 17:15)

Where did David get this kind of confidence? Does it mean that David saw himself as perfect and that he demanded God to help him? Continue reading

Face to Face

For now we see in a mirror, dimly, but then face to face. Now I know in part, but then I shall know just as I also am known. (1 Cor 13:12)

When reading the obituary of a celebrity, have you ever noticed that the wealth, fame, and success of the dead can only last a short span of this life? Death is the end of a life and also the beginning of another life. When we don’t know Jesus Christ, we make choices as though this life were all we had. In reality, this life is just the introduction to eternity. Therefore, we need to evaluate things from an eternal perspective.

The apostle Paul reveals that one day we will be complete when we see God face to face. This truth should strengthen our faith – we don’t have all the answers now, but then we will. Someday we will see Jesus Christ in person and be able to see with God’s perspective. Continue reading