HOW TO PLEASE YOUR FATHER

Posted: September 25, 2012 in Uncategorized

A long jogging, walking has become popular exercise and outdoor. I often see individuals and entire families enjoying a walk in the park or in the forest preserves. When driving on the highway, I sometimes wave to walking parties heading for some distant rendezvous.

The Christian life can be compared to a walk. In fact, this is one of Paul’s favorite pictures; “Walk worthy of the vocation where with you are called”(Ephesians 4:1); “walk not as other Gentiles walk”( Ephesians 4:17);”walk in love” (Ephesians 5:2);”walk as children of light” (Ephesians 5:8).

The Christian life begins with a step of faith. But that step leads to a walk of faith: “FOR A WALK BY FAITH NOT BY SIGHT” (2 Cor. 5:7). Walking suggests progress,,and we must make progress in the Christian life ( Phil. 3:13-16; Heb. 6:1)..Walking also demand strenght, and God has promised, “As thy days, so shall thy strenght be (Deut.33:25).

But we must be sure to “walk in the light” for the enemy has put traps and detours to catch us ( 1 John 1:5-7). Of course, at the end of life’s walk, we will step into the very presence of the Lord. “And Enoch walked with God, and he was not, for God…

English: God took Enoch, as in Genesis 5:24: &...

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