Proverbs 6:7 When a man's ways please the LORD, he maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him.
Are we diligent in making sure that our ways are pleasing to the Lord?
How do we please God? By believing and living out by faith in the atoning work for our sins at Calvary.
Hebrews 11:6 - 6 But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek Him.
How does a faith that pleases God looks like? Well, God has given us some help in His Word. Let's listen to Hebrews 11:1 - Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance of what we do not see.
Therefore, faith that pleases God is seen in Hebrews 11:6b He that cometh to God must believe that He is and that He is a rewarder of them that diligently seek after Him.
Believe it or not, everyone of us lives to please someone. Either self or others.
As Christians, our goal in life should be to please God.
Are your ways pleasing to the Lord? Is pleasing the Lord your Goal in life? Can God say He is pleased with you? Do you have a burning flame in your heart to please God?
Oh how different our lives would be if we made the choice to please God and not man!
There is no secret what God can do with one who has fully surrendered his or her life to Him.
The fear of the Lord is to walk in His ways and to love Him.
2 Corinthians 5:9 - 9 So whether we are here in this body or away from this body, our goal is to please Him.
The way to true peace with your enemies is by pleasing God and not man.
We have a choice to make for scripture declares in James 4:4- don't you know that friendship with the world means enmity with God? Therefore, anyone who chooses to be a friend of the world becomes an enemy of the world.
Too many people today are trying to please man and are finding out everyday after many attempts, that it is impossible to please man.
Therefore, make it your priority to always put God first and in doing so, He will be pleased.
Are your ways pleasing to God? If not, it is time to get started.
God bless and do tell the Lord thank you for the power in which He has to make even our enemies be at peace with us.
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