Photo Credit: Olivier Rapin via Compfight cc If there is one thing every human being on the planet wants, it's power. We want to be in control of what's going on. If we are totally honest, we all want to rule the word. If we don't want to rule the whole world, we at least … Continue reading A Word to the Power Hungry
Photo Credit: mademoiselle.chaos via Compfight cc Have you observed one of the following scenarios? A classmate sitting across the room who looks like they can barely hold it together? A lady in church standing with her face buried in her hands during the song service? The person sitting all by themselves in the mall who … Continue reading Need a Hug?
Photo Credit: NathanaelBC via Compfight cc Feel like you have tried everything and nothing seems to work? Feel like you have given life your best shot only to receive nothing back from your investment? Do you feel like you are all tapped out and running on empty with nothing to give to anyone or anything? … Continue reading Running On Empty?
To hear some people tell it, because we have been made the righteousness of God in Christ (2nd Corinthians 5:21) our behaviour doesn't really matter. The thinking is that because our salvation is based on the work of Christ, there is nothing we can say or do to mess it up. Because Christ is the … Continue reading Does It Matter?
“Humanly speaking, we could understand and interpret the Sermon on the Mount in a thousand different ways. Jesus knows only one possibility: simple surrender and obedience, not interpreting it or applying it, but doing and obeying it. That is the only way to hear his word. He does not mean that it is to be … Continue reading To Study or to Obey?