Isaiah 55:8,9 - "For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways,
saith Jehovah. (9) For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways
higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.
SOME BIBLE EXAMPLES.
Naaman (II Kings 5) Secretary of war in Syria
He was a leper.
Little maid was interested in him.
Elisha, the prophet gave him the remedy.
Dip seven times in the Jordan and he would be healed.
Joshua (Joshua 6) City of Jericho
"I have given you the city BUT..."
March, sound horn, give shout, take the city.
Israelites (Numbers 21) Bitten by fiery serpents
Look at brazen serpent and be healed.
Foolishness to man but God's power did it.
Blind Man (John 9) Wash and see
Christ spat on ground and made spittle.
He anointed the blind man's eyes.
"Go wash in the pool of Siloam..."
GOD'S REMEDY FOR SIN TODAY.
There are two sides of salvation - divine and human.
Ephesians 2:8,9 - "For by GRACE have you been saved through faith, and that not of
yourselves, it is the GIFT of God; (9) not of works that NO man should glory."
Man fell into a well; a rope was let down. He had to do his part.
Mark 16:16 - "He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved, but he that believeth not shall be damned."
He that eats food and digesteth it shall have good health, but he that eateth not shall die.
He that goeth out of the building shall receive a $100.00, but he that goeth not
out shall not receive the money.
It is not enough to know the truth - James 4:17 - "To him that knoweth to do good,
and doeth it not, to him it is SIN."