Knowing what God and others are expecting of me and doing it
1. Liable to account; accountable; answerable; as for a debt.
We are all responsible for the talents entrusted to us
by our Creator.
2. Able to discharge an obligation; or having estate adequate to
the payment of a debt. In taking bail, the officer will
ascertain whether the proposed surely is a responsible
Webster's, 1st ed., 1828
"Pure religion" is keeping myself unspotted from the
world (James 1:27).
I know what God expects from me, and I do it. I know what others
expect from me, and I do it, because God expects it of me.
God has predestined both the ends and the means. I am the
I do not wait for my old man to
die; I actively put him to death.
I will not wait for the world to save itself.
I will not stand by and accept evil.
I give my life as Christ gave His.
I expend energy to extend His Kingdom.
Pure religion is no spectator sport.
And we know that all things work together for good to those
who love God, to those who are the called according to His
purpose. For whom He foreknew, He also predestined to be
conformed to the image of His Son, that He might be the firstborn
among many brethren.
-- Romans 8:28-29
I have remembered Thy Name, O LORD, in the night, and have
kept Thy Law.
-- Psalm 119:55
This isn't that New Age
"Positive Thinking" stuff, is it??