The work of salvation is finished. God’s righteous demands against sin have been fully and completely satisfied. God raised His Son from the dead and has highly exalted Him. He now lives and has overcome death and the grave on your behalf.
Actions speak louder than words. How wonderful it is that the holy scriptures, tell us that God saw us in our helpless condition, and decided to take action to save us from our sins--all because He loves us.
Success in life as we prepare for eternity, depends on believing “Truth.” Truth according to God has the outstanding characteristic of liberation. “You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.” John 8:32
Now I think that ivy is a very attractive plant. It keeps its colour all year, thus brightening many a dull day. It has various colours in its leaves, thus providing change from monotony. It is beautiful, but deadly.
The only thing I have to offer back to God is what He gave me through His gift of salvation and His Spirit. I can’t take any credit for who I am; I must give God all the glory. I have no reason to be proud.