Christianity is not about life after death, but life after rebirth.
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 not a sinner saved by grace, as many Christians claim. Yes, I once was a sinner, but I was saved by God’s grace and now I’m his child. By his grace, I’m growing spiritually and committed to serving him. I still sin, but that doesn’t make me a sinner, any more than a sinner Read More…
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.
God works everything together for our good, compounding the benefits and achieving an eternal glory for us according to his will, which is for us to become like Jesus. Therefore, we can choose to be thankful in all circumstances and allow God to use them to purify us of everything that’s not like him.