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 and affects what I do.
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…
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.
Lord Jesus, thank you for using today’s problems to make me more like you and more effective in your kingdom.
God’s kingdom and righteousness must be our top priorities, because it’s not possible to do what he’s called us to do with divided affection or commitment.
We should expect our life purpose to continue unfolding, because as we take each step, we gain perspective to see the next one and the strength and experience to perform it. What we see now is incomplete.