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Bible study is essential to our Christian walk. As we study God's Word, our personal relationship with God grows deeper and deeper. It empowers us to live for the Lord in every aspect of our lives. This is what has inspired me to do an online Bible study.

Many years ago my husband introduced me to a commentary on the book of Colossians and I was so blessed as the Scripture came to life before my very eyes. Since that day we have developed an extensive library and enjoy studying God's Word.

I have prepared some Bible studies that I would like to share with you. My prayer is that they will bless you as much as they have blessed me in preparing them. I pray your life is touched and that it would inspire you to live every moment of every day for Christ.

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Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Jesus is Lord of my life

As we continue from our last post, Notice in 1 Peter 3:16 that those who persecute believers will be put to shame by our good conduct and clear conscience. 
My friend, when Christ is Lord of our lives and we fear only God, we need not fear the threats, opinions, or actions of our enemies. Psalms 118:6 "The Lord is on my side; I will not fear. What can man do to me?" Peter does make it clear however that conscience alone is not the test of what is right or wrong. Conscience is a safe guide only when the Word of God is the teacher; Everything is filtered through the Word of God. There is always going to be those who oppose and persecute us and we may not be able to keep them from slandering us, but we can at least stop supplying them with ammunition. As long as we do what is right, their accusations will be empty and will only embarrass them. Living Godly lives; walking the talk is how you combat them.
Verse seventeen goes on to say "For it is better, if it is the will of God, to suffer for doing good than for doing evil.". Now it is common sense that it is better to suffer for doing good rather than doing evil. God wants us to live righteous pure lives, and He wants us witnessing for Him even if we face persecution for it. This is the will of God. If you suffer for Christ's sake, you can rejoice in that; but if you are suffering because you have gotten into trouble and into sin, then that is a different story altogether.

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