at the end of three years than he had the first day
he saw him. God forbid that any of you should
prove unfaithful as Judas did. If we don't love
Jesus we will love the world, and whenever we love
the world we are sure to forsake the Lord. " Demas
has forsaken me, having loved this present world."
2. Your faith is to be increased by good works.
You must work to keep your faith alive; when your
faith dies you die. Always show your faith by
your works. We must be active in God's vineyard.
If ever the devil finds you idle he will practice his
skill upon you—
An idle boy
Is the devil's toy.
The more we work for Christ the more we become
like him. "He went about doing good," and we
must do likewise.
" Must Jesus bear the cross alone,
And all the world go free ?
No : there's a cross for every one,
And there's a cross for me."
in. We must grow in grace.—We who have been
redeemed from the powers of sin and death do not
dwell under the law but under grace, and by grace
we are saved.
Grace is God's favor bestowed upon us, and he
who grows in knowledge and faith is sure to grow