Your Obligation

For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, not of works, lest anyone should boast. Eph 2:8-9

You did nothing for salvation. No deed and no act of bravery gave you salvation.
There is no feat for you to perform.
Salvation comes by grace. It is a gift.
When someone gives you a gift, sends you a card, or does some little act of kindness toward you, don’t you feel some slight obligation to do the same for them?

God gave you a gift called salvation. If you accept it do you not feel an obligation to do something for Him?
Do you not feel like you should gather with the church He loves so much and worship?
Don’t you believe you should tell others of the gift He gave?

I see too many that lay claim to this gift of grace and yet never show any obligation to thank Him, worship Him, or learn more about Him and spread His word.

I used the word “obligation” many times today, defined as an act or course of action to which a person is morally or legally bound; a duty or commitment.
For those received salvation, your course changed. Once you were bound for judgment and condemnation. Now you are bound to Christ. It is your duty and commitment to serve Christ in all capacity.

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