"There is Still Time No Matter What"
- KNOW what's right ahead of time.
- This it the test of CONVICTION.
"I did not speak in secret or hide My words in some dark place. I did not tell the family of Jacob to look for Me in empty places. I am the Lord, and I speak the truth; I say what is right." (Is. 45:19 NCV)
"As Your words are taught, they give light; even the simple can understand them." (Ps. 119:130 NLT)
"I thought about my life, and I decided to follow Your rules." (Ps. 119:59 NCV)
"O Nebuchadnezzar we don't need to defend ourselves before you in this matter. If we are thrown into the blazing furnace the God we serve is able to save us from it and He will rescue us from your hand, O king." (Dan. 3:16-17 NIV)
- DO what's right every time.
- This is the test of COURAGE.
"But even if He doesn't do that. Even if He doesn't rescue us, we want you to know, O king, we will not serve your gods or worship the image of gold you have set up." (Dan. 3:18 NIV)
"Doing what is right and fair pleases the Lord more than an offering." (Pro. 21:3 CEV)
- Be GRACIOUS all the time.
- This is the test of COURTESY.
"For God is pleased with you when, for the sake of your conscience, you patiently endure unfair treatment. Of course, you get no credit for being patient if you are beaten for doing wrong." (1 Pet. 2:19-20a NLT)