By Ray Pritchard
A number of years in the past Pastor Ray Pritchard set out on a trip. The vacation spot of his trip used to be to find the fundamental legislation of the Christian’s existence. no longer unusually, his trip all started and led to a similar place—God.
Romans 11:36 poetically declares "for from Him and during Him and to Him are all things." All spirituality flows from an accurate viewpoint of God, and all heresy starts off with a false impression of God. From this starting, Pastor Ray compiled the Seven legislation of the non secular existence. those legislation are the fundamental truths that each believer must comprehend to be able to have a fit dating with God.
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Craig reminded me when I saw him that it was the sermon on "It is finished" that God used to bring him to Christ. So I asked him why he was walking with a cane. "I've got terminal cancer," he replied. A few months previous the doctors had discovered an aggressive form of prostate cancer that had spread to his spine and was moving throughout his body. He was only fifty-one years old. " A Win-Win Situation You can learn a lot from a man who knows he is about to die. Craig told me that when he heard the news, at that very moment the peace of God flooded his soul and he knew he would be all right no matter what happened.
Though you had the river of animal blood before you, not one sin could it forgive. Not one. "Because it is impossible for the blood of bulls and goats to take away sins" (Heb. 10:4). Can you imagine what kind of life it must have been for priests of the Old Testament? Killing animals for a living. Cutting the throat and spilling the blood and sprinkling it before God. Then taking part of the body and burning it before God every day. Burning one animal after another in an offering and sacrifice before God.
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