God’s Wise Rules

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God‘s Wise Rules
by Bishop Keith A. Butler

Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the lord thy God with all thy
heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. This is the
first and great commandment. And the second is like unto it, Thou
shalt love thy neighbor as thyself. On these two commandments hang
all the law and the prophets.
Matthew 22:37-40

When Christ is king, hearts are changed. That is why Jesus taught the
Jews that only two rules need apply. When man is king, you need an
ever-growing mountain of laws, rules, regulations, limitations,
specifications and legal documentation to keep up with all the vices
the human heart can conceive.

God’s way-the way of choices plus only the most necessary
limitations-is always risky, and it always takes faith. Man’s way of
extreme choice and no limitations (anarchy), or of extreme limits and few, if any, choices (totalitarianism) seems to have few risks, and it
takes and allows for no faith. Its end is always the same-death to the
The Christian life is a life of relationship with the living God, not a
life of following a book of rules. Once you know Him and discover
through His Word what He has done for you, you will delight to do His
will. It is no burden to live a righteous life in Christ because your
love motivates you to please Him in all things.

Prayer for Today

I praise you that your ways are higher! Your ways are wiser! Your ways
bring blessings! In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Think on These Things

* Deuteronomy 10:12
* Mark 12:29-30

May Our God The Almighty prosper Nigeria and Israel and defend us from all our enemies in Jesus Christ Name, Amen!