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  Eph 4:24 I’ve taken this title from a Hymn song called “How Sweet and Awful is the Place” written by Isaac Watts. Isaac Watts also was known for writing Christian classics such as “When I Survey The Wondrous Cross”  and “Joy To The World” to name a few.  But! This song in particular draws a lot of attention, because it expresses to us the glory of salvation in God’s election and also the holiness of God in the same stanza.  This song expresses to us the holiness of God in the title when using the word “Awful” “How sweet and awful is the place With Christ within the doors, While everlasting love displays The choicest of her stores.” It goes on to say in the next stanza " Why was I made to hear Thy voice , And enter while there's room, When thousands make a wretched choice, And rather starve than come?" A good question to ask when reading or singing this hymn song from 1707 is…  Why me, Lord? Why do many despise the invitat


Eph 4:20-24 I’m sure we’ve all have heard of the story about the Emperors new cloths? It’s a story that goes like this….. “Many years ago there was an Emperor so exceedingly fond of new clothes that he spent all his money on being well dressed. He cared nothing about reviewing his soldiers, going to the theatre, or going for a ride in his carriage, except to show off his new clothes. He had a coat for every hour of the day, and instead of saying, as one might, about any other ruler, "The King's in council," here they always said. "The Emperor's in his dressing room."  He so obsessed with his wardrobe he was blind to reality…. In the great city where he lived every day many strangers came to town, and among them one day came two tricksters. They let it be known they were weavers, and they said they could weave the most magnificent fabrics imaginable. Not only were their colors and patterns uncommonly fine, but clothes made of this cloth had a