To some this might seem elementary, but I think it is worth review. Because do we really know what the phrase "born again" means? Even for those of us who claim to be born again, we must know how to define it clearly. If not for ourselves, then we must know for the sake of … Continue reading What Does It Mean to Be Born Again?
I was recently encouraged by several gems from Luke 1:5-17 as I meditated on God's Word. There are great truths to be gleaned from this passage. In this narrative, we find Zacharias and Elizabeth faithfully following the Lord and His ways. An area of lack remained in their lives despite this. Almost surprisingly, we discover … Continue reading Facing Lack or Delay? Stay Faithful to the Lord
As Christians we declare life with God is about relationship not religion. However we often still replace intimacy with God with another form of doing--getting answers to prayer in our quiet time or tangible results in the churches we serve. But above all else, we must seek to live out the truth of Christ: "Abide in Me.” It is only in this way that we will bear much fruit.
The journey of renewing our minds is a process. It doesn't occur in a moment or two. It takes consistent, daily moments with Jesus over time. Nonetheless, it is one of the most beautiful parts of our journey with Him. How can we do our part in this? By spending time with Christ in worship, … Continue reading Renewing Your Mind in God’s Word