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GROWING IN GRACE

We all have areas that we can use improvement in...whether its our attitude, health, relationships, character, our business, ministry or our money... this is essential for growth. ‪#‎KeepGrowingInGrace‬

The bible clearly states that, "A tree is known by it's fruit" so we must be producers of fruit. If your tree is not producing fruit, perhaps it needs to be uprooted. No one wants to eat rotten fruit it will make them sick.
                                                           
"Grace and religion cannot coexist.  God's true servants and his true leaders live transformed lives by grace, not religion.

The hallmark characteristics of Grace are forgiveness, redemption, kindness, mercy, goodness, non condemnation, love, & newness.
 
Some of us have killed people with our religion & harsh judgements. Some even have faces of stone to match our hearts of stone.

Nothing will kill & break a non Christian seeking GOD or a new babe in Christ faster than cold, empty, condemning religious people.

A religious man condemns, & is a legalist. A saved man is humble & full of grace because he knows that he too was a sinner in need of mercy!" ~Sophia Nelson

Our actions can do one or the other...Run people away from God or Draw them closer to God..."And above all things have fervent charity (love) among yourselves: for charity (love) shall cover the multitude of sins...As every man hath received the gift, even so minister the same one to another, as good stewards of the manifold grace  of God" (1 Peter 4:8,10)

God has made us free moral agents...he gave us the right to choose. In fact he created us so that he can have a family to love on and for that same love to be reciprocated back to him and others, not as robots, but in deed and action.

God didn't give us authority over man but dominion over the earth (Genesis 1:26)

Am I am issuing out a license to dishonor God...Absolutely not...We must continue to plant seeds of love, be the sunlight, and allow God, the word, and Holy Spirit to do the convicting, convincing, and cultivating of the ground (heart)!

When conception of the spirit of truth has taken place in a person's heart...it will yield a peaceable fruit! Let's all continue to #KeepGrowingInGrace




MY NEW BLOG LAUNCH

This is the introduction to my new blog.

Just like many, I was very skeptical. After much thought and consideration, I was like...why not?

Thanks for joining me as I share, my thoughts, and the opinions of others that inspire me through
blogging and vlogging on varies discussions such as:


Business,
Life,
Spiritual Enrichment,
and Money Management.


For those of you who may not know me let me introduce myself...I am far from perfect, at times foolish, and a part of me will never grow up. Even with all my flaws my purpose is to teach, empower, at times challenge you to make you think...all to inspire you to become a BETTER YOU! I don't profess to be an expert or anything, I'm just transparent about what I've been through & what I go through. Overall, I am a pretty decent and fair person.

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