Nothing is expedient with Christ.  Nor is it easy.  But He never promised us expedient nor easy.  He did promise, however, faith and hope in times of turbulence, joy in longsuffering, success for those that daily do His Word and salvation for those that endure.  This is the beauty I see in me. Whether you are brand new to the truth of the scriptures or have known for some time, there is spiritual beauty all around you.  If you are new, think upon how special you are to have been chosen to have your spirit open up to learning about our Heavenly Father and Christ in truth.  Count it a blessing that you have an opportunity now to repent, to make it right and become a new creature, clean of any past filth.  Be proud that you have chosen to go against the grain of...

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