Breaking Points & Building Points

John 11:25-26 - Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live: And whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die. Believest thou this? Lazarus was dead. His sisters, Martha and Mary, grieved his death and sent for Jesus, … Continue reading Breaking Points & Building Points

What Would Jesus Be?

Several years ago a popular saying went, "What would Jesus do?" The question challenged Christians to examine their actions and to consider if they were reflective of Christ's character. The question challenges our sense of functionality as Christians, in essence asking, "Are we doing the things we are supposed to be doing?" While this is a great, probing question worthy of consideration, let's take the challenge farther by asking, "What would Jesus be?"

Worship: Confess the Wickedness of Sin

Complete honesty and humility were the only acceptable responses to seeing the King of Kings.We must confess our sinful passions and practices and humbly plead for God’s mercy!  Doing so brings us to the heart of grace, where we worship and adore God for His holiness while simultaneously experiencing the cleansing, restoration, and revival we personally need. 

Take Time to Give Thanks

Without question Paul’s teaching was filled with expressions of thankfulness, but so was his Christian conduct. As one who knew that the will of God was to give thanks in everything (I Thessalonians 5:18), Paul encouraged the Philippians to proclaim their thankfulness first through prayer: "Rejoice in the Lord alway: and again I say, Rejoice. … Continue reading Take Time to Give Thanks

Every Christian Has a Mission: Accomplish Your Evangelistic Role

Pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he will send forth labourers into his harvest. – Matthew 9:38 Christ calls all of His followers to be co-missionaries and co-laborers with Him. The call may not be to some far off and distant land; it is first the calling to reach those in your … Continue reading Every Christian Has a Mission: Accomplish Your Evangelistic Role

Every Christian Has a Mission: Accept Your Evangelistic Responsibility

Then saith he unto his disciples, The harvest truly is plenteous, but the labourers are few; Pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he will send forth labourers into his harvest. – Matthew 9:37-38 Jesus believed that there were multitudes of people who were lost without Him. Have you come to such a … Continue reading Every Christian Has a Mission: Accept Your Evangelistic Responsibility

Every Christian Has a Mission: Acknowledge Your Evangelistic Reality

Imagine if the fire rescue chief of your city assigned only one firefighter to respond to every fire and assist every medical emergency in the entire city. What would be the consequences if a police chief hired only one police officer to police crime, respond to violence, and help victims? What would happen to you … Continue reading Every Christian Has a Mission: Acknowledge Your Evangelistic Reality

Sharing Your Testimony

Howbeit Jesus suffered him not, but saith unto him, Go home to thy friends, and tell them how great things the Lord hath done for thee, and hath had compassion on thee. – Mark 5:19 Have you ever shared your story of how you trusted Christ as your savior? Every Christian has a personal testimony! … Continue reading Sharing Your Testimony