Godly Living in an UnGodly World
“That hope is real and true, an anchor to steady our restless souls, a hope that leads us back behind the curtain to where God is ..”-Hebrews 6:19
What does it take to live a godly life in an ungodly world? How can we live a godly life in the midst of a generation that's not godly and in a society that's drifting further and further and further away from the principles of the Word of God? It’s easy to ask these questions after watching the worship, women, men, and children in Honduras. I find myself questioning it more now that I am back in the states. The signatures of sin and evil are all around us. There has to be something more that we can do than to white-knuckle our way through life. Simply put, our anchor is Jesus Christ. He is our only salvation from sin—the anchor of our souls, especially when the storms of life threaten and when the enemy’s temptations blow hard against us.
How can we live Godly in this unGodly world?
If you are someone who has a passion for God, you seek to have an intimate relationship with Him, you are growing in your Christian life, you make decisions based on principles and not by preference, and you trust God for all your needs, then you are guided by the Holy Spirit.. Being a Christian means that you are dedicating your life to God. Living a Godly life means serving God faithfully. It means that you want to follow Him and do what is right, but sometimes that can be hard to do. The Word is our guidebook. You will still have storms, difficulties, and hardships, but you will come through with confidence, assurance, and boldness that God and His Word make you adequate for everything you face in life.
To live a Godly life in this world our goal, our mindset, our decisions should be that which pleases God. If we put relationships first, money, pride, or careers it will consume all our time and we will then have no time for God, no time for our faith to become strong.
Paul said, “Wherefore we labour, that, whether present or absent, we may be accepted of him” -2 Cor. 5:9
If we put God first, our faith, our thoughts and heart will be in the right place and we will succeed in living a Godly life.