Friday, 28 October 2011

5 Minute Friday - Relevant

Here goes: unscripted, unedited (scary stuff):

All I can come up with, with my head feeling ready to explode due to flu, is as follows:

Is the Old testament relevant to us today?
Yes - in that it points us to Christ, and shows how gracious our God is.  And all those beautiful stories show us that no matter how badly we mess up, there is hope - hope in our redeeming God.

Is the "law" relevant to us today?
Yes - in that it shows us our need of a Christ and a Saviour.  We cannot do anything on our own!

Is the New Testament relevant to us today?
Yes - People haven't changed and neither has God.  We have need of a saviour, Jesus.  And there is much in the New Testament that teaches us how to live our lives with Christ as Lord and Saviour!

Heb 4 v 12:  For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.

That's it,
God bless

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  1. Wow! Awesome post and very thorough. One would never know you are sick. Get well soon! Oh and thanks for swinging by my place again =)

  2. Get better already, I am missing you too much. Snot as much fun without you :(

  3. Yes, the Bible is just as relevant today! It's the road map for us. :)

    Get well soon, Tracy.

  4. Get well soon! Being sick is no fun! Good thoughts!

  5. Great post! Are you sure you are sick?? I really matter how bad we mess up, there is God. I am ever so thankful for that!
    I'm praying you get better real soon!
    God bless you today and touch you...Chelle

  6. I agree--the Bible--all of the Bible--is relevant. It amazes me how God can use something he had written so long ago to speak to me today. Wow!
    Praying for you!

  7. Agreeing with you whole heartedly!
    Praying your head clears up soon!

  8. Great use of the word Relevant, Tracy. The Word of God is just as relevant today as it was when it was written. Many blessings and hope you feel better soon!

  9. Amen to all you said, I like your un/edited scary stuff!

    I have given you an award, please check my blog!

  10. hope by the time your read're feeling better.

  11. How's now with you? Feeling better! Thanks for your comment and I still lovers your blog.

  12. Yes, so relevant! It's mindblowing that what God wrote so long ago is so applicable today no matter culture, language it heart condition.

    Have a great weekend!

  13. Hi Robin - that is so sweet of you to say. Glad I visited.

    Hi Stefanie - I am missing you too and looking forward to monday in the parking lot!

    Hi Eileen - with all the get well wishes I am definitely starting to feel better. Yes, the bible is our road map, great name for it

    Hi Karin - thank you. I'm normally as healthy as a horse, but this flu laid me out.

    Hi Chelle - thank you, starting too already, and yes, I am so grateful that no matter how bad we mess up, God is there waiting for us

    Hi Pam - thank you. It is amazing, which is all part of the miracle of the word for me, its relevance despite the time period

    Hi Caroline - thank you, and thank you for visiting and leaving a comment. I will be over to visit you back soon

    Hi Kristin - thank you, the fog is starting to clear :)

    Hi Lisa - amen, and thank you, I am starting to feel better :)

    Hi Marja - thank you for the bloggy award. You make me feel so special, just what I needed today :) I will definitely post on it soon. So far behind this week!

    Hi Sarah (Nikki) - thank you for visiting and leaving a comment and yes I do feel better already :) I'll be visiting back shortly

    Hi Jedidja - thank you my friend. I appreciate your well wishes. Hugs

    Hi Laura - mind blowing indeed! You have a great weekend too.

    Ladies, you honour me with your comments and feedback and all the get wells. Thank you, you are all precious :)
    God bless

  14. Enjoyed reading this post. Blessings and feel better.

  15. Just stopping by to say I hope your flu is now history and you are feeling oh, so much better~ Happy Sunday to you-

  16. Hi, sweet friend!

    Amen on your post! I so hope you are feeling better.

    Praying for you and sending gentle, healing hugs. ((((Tracy))))

  17. Hi Just be Real - thank you, and yes, I am starting to feel better

    HI Stacy - I'm feeling better and thanks for stopping by. I always appreciate your comments

    Hi Lisa - thank you for the hugs and prayers. they're working.

    Thank you ladies for the well wishes and comments. Means so much to me
    God bless



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