Disciple making -- that's our great call. The Great Commission. But disciples of what? Disciples of whom? Terrible things can happen when we are leading people. We earn their respect and devotion YET we fail to ensure that we are creating in their hearts a fear and admonition of the Lord. Why? because we fail … Continue reading Devotee of You? or … Disciple of Christ?
Reading the book of Matthew. I got to chapter 11 and what an amazing picture of those who see God's power but still will not believe! Verse 20 says "they had seen miracles, but were not moved by them. 'Then Christ began to denounce the people in the cities in which most of His miracles … Continue reading The Miracle Worker
Be careful not to allow your zeal for knowledge get in the way of your zeal for a relationship with the Savior. It is a good thing, an honorable thing to be a student of God's word - but it is far more profitable to be a student of the Master Himself. Get to know … Continue reading Know Him
Lloyd and I were driving by a village in Ghana once where there had recently drilled a water well for the local community. There were young local children fetching water from the well. The children were pulling together on one rope to get their bucket out, and then came shock – horror! They were fetching … Continue reading Tainted Water …
It can be such a strong temptation to say things about our personal faith that makes us 'look' like more than we really are. Telling friends that we pray for them every day. Saying that we seek God's leading for every decision. Implying that we are trusting The Lord to meet every need. Telling friends … Continue reading Bridle My Tongue!