Contributed by Alan Balatbat on Apr 27, 2004
How do you know you a true believer of Christ or you are one of those who Jesus talked about in
Matthew 7:21-23 "Not everyone who says to me, ’Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only he who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. [2
1. True Believers Rejoices in the Lord verse 1a
Finally, my brothers, rejoice in the Lord!
The joy of which Paul writes is not the same as happiness. Because happiness as we know is temporal and depends upon favorable events. The angels who announced Jesus birth to the shepherds said in