Dying to Self

From Beloved Reverend Sister Iskah.

Upward Joy

We enter today seeing our need for Jesus’ help. That awareness alone is enough to bring the enemy lurking for ways to turn our attention from God.  Some of you may have felt undeserving of God’s redemption, while others may have been tempted to think that all in all you are doing better than most in avoiding sin.  Both are lies and today they will dealt with.  We are all sinners saved by grace.  We all need Him.

Before we journey far from home there is one more thing we must take a look at in order for the desert to be profitable to us, our baptism.  In scripture, John the Baptist stood in Jordan “preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sin.” (Mark 1:4) People were convicted to be repent, then Jesus, who had no sin, came forward.  For a moment John the Baptist (and I’m sure…

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