The champions of the faith were ordinary people, but how they responded to their trials is what makes them our heroes. Remember this when you face your own trials, because how you respond will impact other people.
We have a mandate from the King of kings and no one can stop us until we’ve completed everything he prepared for us to do. That mandate authorizes us to use the kingdom resources we need.
Our primary goal must be personal transformation rather than achievement, because our spiritual condition affects what God can do through us. His results are extraordinary; ours are only human.
What I focus my attention on has greater influence over me — whether good or bad — because what I think about repeatedly develops a thought pattern that affects my perspective of life, which then governs how I behave and what I do. So what I dwell on is very important, because it ultimately determines Read More…
Am I really a sinner saved by grace, as many Christians claim? It’s true, I once was a sinner, but I was saved by God’s grace and now I’m his child. The Bible calls me a saint, so I’m no longer a sinner. As Holy Spirit works in me, I’m becoming increasingly like Jesus and Read More…
Christianity is not about life after death, but life after rebirth.
What I do today can bless and influence people from now through eternity.
It’s time for American Christians to reject the “great American dream” and embrace God’s kingdom reality, to willingly exchange materialism and self-indulgence for spiritual maturity and glory.
God always does what’s best for us — what develops and prepares us, makes us stronger and motivates us to purify ourselves. Maturity pursues the goal; immaturity gives up.
I’m very aware of the evil growing in our nation but I will not be afraid of evil or shaken by it. My faith and confidence are focused on God, not myself or the government.