Don’t worry if no one recognizes your work and sacrifices for God. God sees and He is the only one who matters. God recognizes His servants who love and serve Him. That is more than enough. Don’t lose heart. Don’t give up. We are often ridiculed and despised. Kingdom work is usually the most thankless work in this world. But the rewards are eternal!Read more →
Do you practice spiritual warfare? Do you know how? If not, then you are naked and unarmed on the battlefield. These three sentences in 2 Corinthians 10:4-5 are the foundation of spiritual warfare. God’s word truly is our sword and in its pages we find powerful weapons to fight against our spiritual enemies.Read more →
Jesus owns the universe. He possesses EVERYTHING, wealth unimaginable. He is God, a Holy perfect spirit being… yet He gave all that up to inhabit a cursed human body for 30 years. The height of Christ’s status compared to the baseness of we stupid humans is an unfathomable chasm. Jesus’ sacrifice for us was profound.Read more →
WE determine whether our sorrows will be Godly or worldly. Will we cry out to God in our sorrows and draw near to Him for comfort and guidance? Or will we become bitter and angry at Him? Bitterness does indeed lead to death because it pulls the bearer away from God. Bitterness unchecked long enough always leads to loss of faith…Read more →
Reconciliation is a process. It must be worked out piece by piece as we take each thing in our heart, the things of the world we still love and worship, and give them to God one by one. That is reconciliation. That is how to seek God and to be transformed into the likeness of Jesus Christ. That is how to shift from worldly vision to eternal vision.Read more →
Christians in some places haven’t had it so easy in the past several decades. But American Christians have. And our faith has grown weak and shallow. We humans seem to only realize our need for God during troubles.
So God eventually allows the trouble to come, to bring us back. Don’t be bewildered by the fiery trials flaring up around us. God is lifting His protection to call us back to Himself.