ONE ESSENTIAL THING – What is it?

The One Essential

One Essential for an astronaut?

Q.  What is the ONE ESSENTIAL thing an astronaut needs to take with him when he ventures outside his spacecraft?

 

 

 

 

 

Answer:
An astronaut would be in deep trouble if he did not take with him the atmosphere of his natural environment.

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?

 

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About meetingintheclouds

I am Cloudwatcher, a 76 year old Christian lady, happily married to a wonderful man for over 50 years. We have five wonderful sons, all with at least one University degree and in top positions in their chosen fields. One son is still single but four have found perfect wives and they have given us five lovely grandchildren. I was born in England and while I'm proud of my English heritage, I am doubly proud to be a true-blue, fair-dinkum Aussie. My husband and I are committed Christians whose first priority is to love and serve our risen Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ. My life story will tell of my journey from abuse to peace. I suffered 22 years of abuse, being constantly told I was totally evil and an ugly freak: no one would ever want me, so I might as well do the world a favour and kill myself.
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3 Responses to ONE ESSENTIAL THING – What is it?

  1. Pingback: We Breathe a Different Air « Christianity 201

  2. snowgood says:

    We are pilgrims and strangers on earth Hebs 11:13
    This world is NOT our home John 17:16, 2 Cor 6:17

    Did you ever hear Larry Norman “Only visiting this planet?” He really brought these verses (and many more to life). Sadly he passed away last year.

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