COASTING…IMCOMING SALVO…21 MAR. A.D. 2023

BLESSINGS TO THOSE PRESSING FORWARD,

It's been years since I have been out riding a bike, but even the basic understanding of physics says we don't coast uphill.  Coasting implies a downward letting go and letting gravity bring us downhill.
Applied to our spiritual life, coasting is losing ground on an upward climb, and though in the instant gives some pleasure by relaxing the burden, it puts us soon in a dark place we don't want to be.

6For I am already being poured out like a drink offering, and the time of my departure is at hand. 7I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. 8From now on there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day—and not only to me, but to all who crave His appearing.…2 Tim. 4:7

The below sermon can be heard by just hitting the recording at top and listening.   I understand most will not have the time today, but it just might be worth our time if we find ourselves coasting.

Looking Back to Witnesses, Up to Jesus, and Forward to Joy

Jun 30, 1991 — The author of Hebrews knows nothing of coasting Christianity. … And all these, though well attested by their faith, did not receive what …
INCOMING SALVO…WATCHFUL…21 MAR. A.D. 2023
Counting it all joy BEING ASSURED OF HIS PROMISE,
Ron 

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