Captains Of Their Own Ships
Many individuals want to be and are the Captains of their own ships. They are inevitably headed for the rocks. Jesus is called the captain of our salvation. When we receive Him, He wants to become the captain of every area in our lives and He fully deserves to be. He saves us from the penalty, the power and eventually from the presence of sin. He saves us from Hell, He wants to guide us through life, to help us to avoid sin in our lives, is eager to forgive when we do sin and will save us from the very presence of sin and even from temptation when He takes us to Heaven.
Hebrews 2:10: For it became him, for whom are all things, and by whom are all things, in bringing many sons unto glory, to make the captain of their salvation perfect through sufferings.
Here are some of the definitions of the word captain: Chief leader, author, captain, prince, chief in order, time or rank, beginning, first, magistrate, power, principality, principle, rule, having precedence, in order of time, etc.
When any of us attempt to be the captain of our own lives we are headed for trouble. We need Jesus to be at the helm. If He has not become the captain of your life, it will be very difficult for you or anyone else to know that you are saved and if you do not want Him in charge, you might be a carnal and foolish Christian or you might not be saved at all. His being in charge is wonderful. Try it, you will love it.
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