Most of life is like that: lots of problems without the solutions written out. Thankfully, God has given us His answer key in the form of His Word.
And they set the ark of God upon a new cart…. (2 Samuel 6:3a) David’s heart was in the right place. He wanted to bring the Ark of the Covenant to Jerusalem. So, he put the Ark on a new cart, purpose-built for the sacred duty of moving it to its proper home. It was … Continue reading Monday Musings: God of the Means as Well of the Motives
If you’re going to love God, you’re going to have to fall in love with His Word and be intentional about it. You must make it personal.
We are to be stewards, not victims, of our circumstances.
Church discipline is never a pleasant thing. It weighs heavily on the hearts of church leadership and it is uncomfortable for a church body to endure. That’s by design. It isn’t meant to be pleasant. It is corrective (Proverbs 22:10) and instructive (Proverbs 21:11). Unpleasant as it is, when it is not carried out, the … Continue reading Thyatira: A Church in Compromise
Preaching against worldliness may be passé in the modern church but with Christ, it has never gone out of style.
Jesus Christ brings to the world something it desperately needs: Hope. For the believer that hope includes a guaranteed home in heaven, and the sure return of the Lord Himself. That kind of hope should be overflowing our lives. It should be contagious.
It seems that when you look at the prayer life of the church in Acts, the focus was never on the temporal. It was always on the eternal.
Life is tougher than football.
When Christ spoke of mustard seed faith, His emphasis was not so much on the size of the seed, but on what it BECAME.