Tag Archives: Christ

Don’t Be A Spiritual Jerk – Romans 12:3

“…….. not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think soberly, ………” Romans 12:3 NKJV Spiritual arrogance and conceit might be of the most heinous personality traits of a believer.  In fact, many denominational battle lines are on issues of theological arrogance, with all charity thrown out the door. […]

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Your Concerns Are Heaven’s Concerns – Psalms 138:8

“The LORD will perfect that which concerns me; Your mercy, O LORD, endures forever; Do not forsake the works of Your hands.”  Psalm 138:8 NKJV Dear child of God – yes, you who identify yourself as a believer…..stop your worrying!  Your concerns are not yours alone, they are the Lord God Almighty’s.  When you gave your life […]

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Don’t Rush God, You Might Regret It! 2 Peter 3:9

  “The Lord is not slow in doing what he promised—the way some people understand slowness…..” 2 Peter 3:9 NCV Has it ever dawned on you that God is working things out or allowing things to be worked out “in you” and “for you” according to His own divine plan? So why the hurry? Why […]

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Live Now, Die Later – Die Now, Live Later – Matthew 16:25

“Those who want to save their lives will give up true life, and those who give up their lives for me will have true life.” Matthew 16:25 NCV What does it mean to give up one’s life for Jesus? At its simpilest leave this concept means to consider the Lord before yourself. Even salvation itself […]

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As Pastors We ARE Human, And We ARE Held To A Higher Standard By God

There have been many rumblings this week over a recent mega pastor’s support for another mega pastor’s shortcomings.  The social media debate has been, “Was he wrong for showing support for a brother in Christ?”  The short answer is, “No”.   We are all called to have a ministry of reconciliation (2 Corinthians 5:18-20).  We are also called to […]

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Christ Is Risen – 1 Corinthians 15:14

“And if Christ is not risen, then our preaching is empty and your faith is also empty.” 1 Corinthians 15:14 An interesting question Paul poses isn’t it? If Christ did not rise and he was just a man, then what christians believe is not true and our faith becomes pointless. Perhaps this is why the […]

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Live As Jesus Lived – 1 John 2:6

“Whoever says that he lives in God must live as Jesus lived.”  1 John 2:6 (NCV) What conviction comes to the soul when I am compared to my Lord Jesus Christ!  Yes, certainly he came to save the world from sin, and therefore, positionally all can be saved. Yes, we can only be saved by faith – […]

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I Hate Storms, I Want Perpetual Prosperity – Jeremiah 17:17

“Do not be a terror to me; You are my hope in the day of doom.” Jeremiah 17:17 No christian as ever lived with perpetual prosperity. There will always be storms to test our faith. Perhaps your christian voyage sailed early to blue skies and light winds only because God knew you could not handle […]

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Believe What You Can’t See – Hebrews 11:1

“Faith means being sure of the things we hope for and knowing that something is real even if we do not see it.” Hebrews 11:1 (NCV) Hopes and dreams are important because they keep our mind focused on positive things – they keep us looking forward with anticipation. Faith in God requires us to be […]

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No Excuses Will Be Accepted, Believe In Christ Or Else….Romans 1:20

“For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even His eternal power and Godhead, so that they are without excuse,” – Romans 1:20 NKJV This is the truth that Jesus will judge the earth with: God Almighty, Father, Son and Holy Spirit […]

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