AuthorsDen.com   Join (Free!) | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
   Services MarketPlace (Free to post!)
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Ron Cox, iRon Mullinax, iScott Knutson, iMark Lichterman, iStanley Ely, iIan Thorpe, iAnn Marquette, i

  Home > Religion > Articles Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Jaye Seay

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Books
· Articles
· 16 Titles
· 2 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Jul, 2009

Jaye Seay, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.




Featured Book
Sacred Night
by Valerie publisher@nightengalepress.com

SACRED NIGHT, by Valerie Connelly, is a fast-paced tale of danger, risk and power that pits greed and revenge against love and redemption. Detective Cameron unravels this..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Featured Book
Boomer's Fall
by Robin Leigh Miller

Sequel to Black Smoke, but may be read as a standalone title...  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members





   Recent articles by
Jaye Seay

A Higher Point of View
Special Delivery
One of a Kind Blessings
The Bread of Angels
God Will Make a Way
Don't Go Back
Sweeter Than Honey
The Abundant Power of God
Stepping Out of the Darkness of Our Worry
Tap into the Power of Prayer
Bringing the Good Out of the Bad
More than Greek Alphabets
           >> View all

The Blessings of Good Behavior
By Jaye Seay   
Rated "G" by the Author.
Last edited: Sunday, November 01, 2009
Posted: Friday, September 11, 2009

Share    Print   Save    Become a Fan


A devotional message to inspire your faith.

1 Peter 3:13 – 16 (NIV)

Who is going to harm you if you are eager to do good?  But even if you should suffer for what is right, you are blessed.  “Do not fear what they fear; do not be frightened.”  But in your hearts set apart Christ as Lord.  Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have.  But do this with gentleness and respect, keeping a clear conscience, so that those who speak maliciously against your good behavior in Christ may be ashamed of their slander.

If you were walking down a street and you noticed a person walking in front of you dropped a one hundred dollar bill onto the street, what would you do?  Would you pick up the money, track that person down and return it or would you pick up the money and put it in your pocket?  Surely, you could find a good use for that money.  One hundred dollars is nothing to sneeze at.  On the other hand, as Christians, the right thing to do would be to return that money to its rightful steward.  Taking that action would certainly qualify as a good deed. 

Doing what is right is pleasing to God.  Blessings can be found through righteous behavior.  Those who desire to do what is good are protected by God.  He protects those whose acts are honorable. 

As we strive to live righteously, we can expect the Evil One to challenge us.  However, Scripture tells us that we need not be frightened.  We do not need to fear what the Evil One might do because Jesus Christ has already conquered the world.  Therefore, no real harm can befall us from doing what is good.  Even while suffering, Christians are still privileged and blessed because of their relationship with God.

Christ provides us with the best model for how to continue to do good during difficult times.  Because Christ lives within us, we have access to His power that can overcome the afflictions of this world.  Continue to do good for God’s sake and pursue peace and harmony.  This pleases God and you will be blessed.

         

 

 

 

Web Site: Into His Word


Reader Reviews for "The Blessings of Good Behavior"


Want to review or comment on this article?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!


Reviewed by DARAGRA PHONEKYAW 9/13/2009
Your message is reasonable!
Actually, God want his Sons (us) to do everything in every moment of our life by his point of view. If we are in God and we know ourselves as real Son of God by Jesus Christ, our being is Good for all our acting. To receive great blessing from God, we could do nothing, because, God already gave Blessing and Grace. This is Jesus Christ-the true life. If we got Jesus Christ, Grace and Blessing of God were every thing we do.

By the way, I have one Question for all Brothers & Sisters in Christ,
You are one who came from Heaven ? (or)
You are the one who is preparing to go to Heaven?

This is very important question to ask ourselves being in Christ!



Key To Immortality, eBook by Stanislaw Kapuscinski by Stan Law (aka Stanislaw Kapuscinski)

Following his Dictionary of Biblical Symbolism, the author unveils the Key to Immortality hidden in the Coptic text of the 114 sayings of Jesus, in The Gospel of Thomas...  
Featured BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


The Other Sheep by Delma Luben

This historical adventure saga based on scripture,presents the premise that our Father in heaven "...sends holy guidance and higher wisdom to his earthly progeny periodically, and ..  
Featured BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.