"Therefore, having been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom also we have access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God. And not only that, but we also glory in tribulations, knowing that tribulation produces perseverance; and perseverance, character, and character, hope. Now hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit who was given to us. Romans 5:1–5
In these verses in Romans, John MacArthur, editor ofThe MacArthur Study Bible,writes that “[having been justified] underscores that justification is a one-time legal declaration with continuing results, not an ongoing process”(p. 1700). Justification hasbeendone by faith. MacArthur further clarifies thathopein the New Testament “contains no uncertainty; it speaks of something that is certain, but not yet realized.”
To overcome our tribulations, we must be willing to let God press and shape us. We must submit to our Father and let Him steer. Giving God the helm is a must!
Mark Kuhne’s book sets hungry believers—those willing to give God the helm—sailing on a sea alive with abundant possibilities that will transform your life.You will learn to use the energy from your storms of adversity to overcome and approach your life and business in an entirely new way.As he shares his story, your heart will change.You too will pierce the veil of your sunglasses, find the keys to transformation, and break through resistance.This book build’s your faith and gives you power to spiritually grow. Not only will you will discover the purpose behind your storms, with God as your Captain, you will learn to navigate the roughest of seas.
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