The phrase 'obedience is better than sacrifice' has almost become trite in Christian circles. These words of our Lord, however highlight the significance of obedience. It not only indicates our love for Him; but opens the way for the Holy Spirit, our teacher and comforter, to dwell within us. So many cry for the Holy … Continue reading Abiding Assistance
Because we are surrounded in this earthly realm with those who don't really believe, we can be lulled into a sense of complacency. Thinking that it doesn't matter what people believe AND thinking that it is not our business to 'push Christ on them'. BUT ... if we believe - REALLY BELIEVE - that Christ … Continue reading Steadfast Boldness
To God's servant, those whom He has chosen, there is no other assurance needed! God is near, watching, guiding , protecting. When we yield in obedience to God's will for our lives and allow Him to use us to impact the world for His glory, there is no doubt that He will be with us. … Continue reading Safety, Provision, Protection
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!
The pastor of our church is doing a series about The Perfect Church ... it is a powerful series and has my mind on a lot of things .... There are many among the Christians around us that are enjoying the fellowship and even the good name that come with being affiliated with Christ. There … Continue reading The lost AND our ‘siblings’ in Christ … what’s the deal?