BEING MADE RIGHT
In Romans chapter four, Apostle Paul rhetorically presents a dynamic question.
WHAT DID HE (Abraham), discover about being made right with God?
This question popped off the pages.
Last night Susie and I saw the movie about BEING MADE RIGHT.
In the late 50 US pilot Gary Powers was shot down spying over Soviet Russia.
Jim Donovan played brilliantly by Tom Hanks negotiated a prisoner exchange.
Gary Powers walked to freedom from East Germany with tears flowing down His face.
Donovan had discovered what the Russians demanded for his offense to be made right.
The second reason Paul’s question rings loudly in my ears, is the present world conflict between Israel and her enemies. Paul calls Abraham the Father of the Jews and also of many nations.
These words bring understanding, gratitude, joy, hope and love for the Savior.
OH WHAT JOY FOR THOSE
WHOSE DISOBEDIENCE IS FORGIVEN
WHOSE SINS ARE PUT OUT OF SIGHT
YES, WHAT JOY FOR THOSE WHOSE RECORD THE LORD HAS
CLEANED OF SIN
Abraham discovered Faith in God’s promises makes things right. His promises are a free gift.
Therefore, I stand on these five facts today:
1. God is who he says he is.
2. God does what he says he will do.
3. I, Crowell, am who God says I am.
4. I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.
5. God’s WORD is alive and active in me.
This moment; this hour; this day I know God makes us right through faith in His promises just as He did for Abraham and for Israel. The King of Kings and Lord of Lords writes the last chapter. It ain’t over till it is over.