You tell a lie to cover for a friend. You flirt with that stranger because you think your spouse is about to leave you for someone else. You use vulgar language because you think no other words can better express your rage. God understands if you sin for a reason, doesn’t he?
Sacrifice. Commitment. Courage. Loyalty. Bravery. Heroism. That’s who Christ was and that’s who he called us to be. To be a leader in Christ means to embrace these traits, and apply them to our everyday living.
When Jesus was faced with situations He gave thanks first. He didn’t pray prayers of desperation, He offered up gratitude.
As you know, we now live in the day of the “modern church”. The church that no longer has real all night shut-ins and Friday night prayer.
2012 is upon us. The year that many have speculated about, and believe will be the year the world finally comes to an end.
Being born and raised in the church, I’ve seen a lot of trends and religious movements come and go. Some good and some questionable.
Back in the day, I remember when the church used to be highly respected. If one professed to be a Christian it would be admirable.
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The title instantly caught my attention while browsing through the bookstore after work one day (Borders bookstore is closing and having a sale! Catch it while you can!).
I was sitting here earlier reading to my children a story from their Veggie Tales book. One of the stories is about Jonah.
“When they measure themselves by themselves and compare themselves with themselves, they are not wise.” 2 Corinthians 10:12b (NIV)
I’ve always thought that I could get through just about anything if the Lord would tell me what the outcome would be.
No man or woman is absolutely free. Romans 6:16 says we are the slaves of the one whom we obey—slaves of either sin or obedience to the Lord.
It can be the most offensive, disturbing, and obscene word; yet to some, it can be perfect, excellent, and amazing. You are probably wondering by now if I am speaking about the word you were thinking of, and the answer (depending on some of you), can be yes or no.