Who may worship? Who may enter?

Who may worship in your sanctuary, Lord? Who may enter your presence on your holy hill? – Psalms 15:1 NLT

I encourage you to read the whole of Psalm 15 for context, understanding & examination of these questions, then below,  I will offer some questions that are directly from scripture, but that have been left open ended since I do not know the state of your heart – whereas the author knew exactly who he was wiring to in his case. I encourage you to read, understand, and examine yourself honestly,  then ask yourself these questions. Finally, there are two passages at the end to pass you on into your day. May your journey today be fruitful.

[After reading Psalm 15 and examining yourself] Does that prove you are controlled by your sinful nature or that you are walking by the Spirit? Are you living like people of the world or is it Christ who lives in you? Do you realize that all of you together are the temple of God and that the Spirit of God lives in you?

1 Corinthians 3:3‭, ‬16 NLT [wording adjusted to include both flesh and spirit]

So now that you know God (or should I say, now that God knows you), do you want to go back again and become slaves once more to the weak and useless spiritual principles of this world?

Galatians 4:9 NLT

[Again, adjusted as open ended – allowing encouragement or reproof depending on heart of believer]

Be on guard. Stand firm in the faith. Be courageous. Be strong. And do everything with love.

1 Corinthians 16:13‭-‬14 NLT

So, my dear brothers and sisters, be strong and immovable. Always work enthusiastically for the Lord, for you know that nothing you do for the Lord is ever useless.

1 Corinthians 15:58 NLT

We enter in to the throne room of grace by the Blood of the Lamb, by first recognizing our need, seeing that He loved us first, believing in Christ for Salvation, turning from our old ways to God’s will, and He walks us through this process of refining trials to bring about the sanctifying change in our lives that reveals His new creation in us. He is making all things new – even using these broken vessels to carry His Spirit, even using once dead branches to be grafted into the vine of life, so that His glory shines bright and undeniable – so that none might have excuse for not coming into the light themselves to receive Jesus Christ, the hope of glory.

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