Q. What is the ONE ESSENTIAL thing an astronaut needs to take with him when he ventures outside his spacecraft?
Q. What is the ONE ESSENTIAL thing that a born-again CHRISTIAN must take with him during his pilgrimage on earth?
Answer: The atmosphere of his natural environment.
Q. What IS the natural environment of a Christian?
We belong to the kingdom of God. Col 1:13
We are citizens of heaven Phil 3:20, Eph 2:19
We belong in the heavenlies Eph 1:3
We are pilgrims and strangers on earth Hebs 11:13
This world is NOT our home John 17:16, 2 Cor 6:17
When we take the atmosphere of our heavenly home into the world, the devil and his forces will be defeated and the people of this world will see the living Christ in us.
When we do NOT take the atmosphere of our heavenly home and our spiritual life with us, we are doomed to defeat.
# Nothing is more contrary to a heavenly hope than an earthly heart.
# If we do not put the love of the world to death, the love of the world will put us to death. A W Tozer
# The world is enemy-occupied territory C S Lewis
# When we stand on the Word, we cannot stand with the world. Vance Havner
# KNOW the Bible in your mind; KEEP it in your heart; LIVE it in your life; SHARE it with the world.
We are the only Bible the careless world will read;
We are the sinner’s Gospel, we are the scoffer’s creed.
We are the Lord’s last message, given in deed and word:
What if the type is crooked?
What if the print is blurred?