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by Tyler Velau in General Questions about January 15, 2017 open - report

At the Lord's Command

Would it not be true for us who follow and love the Lord to say that we are at His command? And if He instructs us to do something, that we will do it? I have been pondering this today and would like some help on this topic. 

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    by Dion Todd about January 22, 2017

    Calling Jesus "Lord" gives Him a title. It is doing what He says that makes Him the Lord of your life. In theory, that should be easy, but in practice I find that we are not robots and I don't always want to do what He wants. That is called: "Rebellion." I end up doing the best that I can manage for that day...  :) 

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    • Tyler Velau
      by Tyler Velau
      January 24, 2017

      So, what you are saying is that we have to try to find a happy medium?

    • Dion Todd
      by Dion Todd
      January 25, 2017

      That is what I do... the best I can.

    • Sylvia Todd
      by Sylvia Todd
      January 26, 2017

      Tyler, just as a clarification, when you say "happy medium", I think that kind of implies an intentional goal of falling short. I'm not saying you are trying to say that, just commenting for future readers :). I think the goal is always to aim...  more

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    by Sylvia Todd about January 17, 2017

    Hi Tyler! Sure, if we call Him Lord with deed and not just word, we are to follow His commands. He knows we are not perfect, that we don't always hear clearly, etc., but as far as intent and with our efforts, yes :). Is there a context in which you are thinking that might not be the case?

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