No one knows your failures better than you. I bet there are places where you have disappointed yourself more than anyone else. You know your track record. You know your secrets. You know how you’ve wasted time and given up more than you care to admit. You are your own worst critic. Everyone faces the enemy in the mirror at times when it comes to where we are in life, but it doesn’t have to
Do you know what you are called to do? It can be a complicated question. Most believers are conflicted because we want to enjoy life as God intended originally in the Garden of Eden. But given the world’s state, we want to make an impact with the Gospel. Most believers would say they want to do what God wants them to. Wouldn’t you? This begins the pursuit to find and fulfill your call. First and
Have you ever wondered why you are here? Have you asked, “what’s my purpose?” Maybe you’ve even wondered, “what am I supposed to do?” How you answer those questions may determine how religious you are. How you answer those questions may reveal the level of your performance mentality before God. How you answer those questions may give you insight into the kind of relationship you think you have with God and what you think God
Luke 4:18 The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised Jesus is speaking under God’s authority and he declares God’s will to the brokenhearted, the captive and those who have lost their way. The
I get confused when I talk to some Christians about the Old Covenant Law and works. It’s as if as soon as you bring up the Law the conversation drifts toward works. It’s almost like some Christians don’t know that the Law was for a 1500 year period of time before the Holy Spirit was given. It’s almost as if some Christians think that God still relates to us based on our works rather than
Obedience is simply acting on what you say you believe about Jesus because you’re confidently persuaded that his words and promises are true. Obedience is faith in action because of your confidence in what Jesus has already done. Obedience is not to move, God it’s to move our hearts into agreement with him. Obedience has more to do with what we believe in our hearts about God’s influence than our actions themselves. So how do you perfectly obey God?