In the natural, a shepherd leads his sheep by voice and they follow him because they know his voice. It is the recognition of the shepherd's voice that keeps the sheep from following strangers. True believers are the sheep of the Lord - The good Shepherd. The Lord Jesus Christ also leads his sheep by voice, and they follow him. Do you hear his voice?
Every believer has a role to play in the building of the body of Christ. While some are called to move sand and cement with wheelbarrows, some are called to fetch water with buckets, and others are called to mix the mortal with shovel for those who are called to join the building blocks together with hand trowel. Whether you're gifted in the use of wheelbarrow, bucket, shovel or hand trowel, all called to build the body.
At salvation a sinner is translated from the kingdom of darkness into the kingdom of light, where he now lives as a child of God. Every child in the kingdom of light is meant to pass through the process of transformation that takes them from childhood to sonship. This process is necessary to make us mature sons, capable of being led by the Spirit of God - Romans 8:14.
Everyone born into this world has a specific assignment to accomplish. When you become born again, it is your responsibility to find out what you are called to do - God's purpose for your life. That is your calling and primary assignment from the Lord.. Jesus said, "To this end was I born, and for this cause came I into the world, ..." - John 18:37b. Why were you born?
The proof of the pudding is in the eating. You can only judge the quality of something after you have tried, used, or experienced it. The goodness of God can be experienced by all who come to put their trust in Him. In this verse of Scripture, David declares: "blessed is the man that trusts in him (the Lord)" and challenges us to confirm the veracity of this statement.