Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Young & Restless

They call themselves Young, Restless & Reformed
Touting their Christian liberties
 
Seemingly more concerned about their freedom to indulge
Than stumbling a weaker brother
 
Distracted by the pleasures of this world
Which are passing away
 
Unconcerned about their influence on those
Who already feel the pull of a self-indulgent, godless culture
 
Focused on the here and now
Vs. the by and by
 
Whatever happened to
Be holy as I am holy

Whatever happened to
Be sanctified

Whatever happened to
Deny thyself, pick up your cross daily and follow Me

by Susan Bunts Wachtel
August 31, 2011



For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men, teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly in the present age, looking for the blessed hope and glorious appearing of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ, who gave Himself for us, that He might redeem us from every lawless deed and purify for Himself His own special people, zealous for good works. – Titus 2:11-14

Beer, Bohemianism, and True Christian Liberty

5 comments:

Janette@Janette's Sage said...

Great word...it seems to echo the time we are in...Great scripture encouragement.

Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving a comment...you are a busy girl with all those blogs....how do you do it?

Oh enjoy putting your words up on your walls....they really go up easy and I have so enjoyed mine
Nice to meet you

Janette@Janette's Sage said...

Well I did comment...maybe it is waiting for you to approve...this is a great article..we are seeing this everywhere and our adult children are becoming confused...they believe we are too legalistic...he nailed it and so did your poem...okay that is two comments from me

susanwalkergirl said...

Hi Janette, thanks for stopping by. I'm looking forward to getting wall words up. The scripture With God All Things Are Possible will go in our sun room area.

I agree with you that our young people are getting confused with some of the messages in the Christian community. That's why I'm so grateful for Pastors like MacArthur, Piper and Mahaney to name a few. I'm grateful for Pastor De Courcy who is also faithful to preach the word uncompromisingly.

Nana's Nuggets said...

Hi! Susan~so happy:) to meet you! I love meeting new friends and the sweet comment of encourgement. I am excited for new Bloggy Friends, and I am signing up w/ you! I have not had a chance to read your blog yet, but will do so. Have a great wk~end and Praise the One That Gives Us Life:)

susanwalkergirl said...

Thank you Nana for stopping by. It's always wonderful to meet fellow Christian blogger. So often the Lord encourages my heart when reading a post by other believers.

Thank you for being that bright and shining light for Jesus Christ.

Blessings in Christ...Susan

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