We are secured in the love of God by the finished work of Jesus Christ but let us not live in unthankfulness and disobedience. We still have to to "deal with God" here in time, and he expects us to be about HIS business not our own.
God gives men understanding of His word so that they can feed the people of God and comfort them.
If we require more of another person than Christ required of us then we are asking too much.
HEAR YE HIM!!
We have been living in the last times since Jesus came to earth. Therefore, we should live in a way that reflects our belief that Jesus came the first time as the Messiah to redeem us from our sins and that He is coming a second time to take us home!
We can overcome fears. We can overcome distractions. We can overcome pride. We can overcome distractions and detractors. We can come to Jesus because He has given us the faith to do so.
When trials come, let us remember the "faith of a dog," and stay at the feet of Jesus as long as we need Him.
Let us each lay aside our personal preferences for what we think church ought to be and try to get back to the principles and practices of the early church.
And straightway Jesus constrained his disciples to get into a ship, and to go before him unto the other side, while he sent the multitudes away. And when he had sent the multitudes away, he went up into a mountain apart to pray: and when the evening was come, he was there alone. Matthew 14:22-23 … Continue reading Purposeful Alone Time
And it came to pass, that when Jesus had finished these parables, he departed thence. And when he was come into his own country, he taught them in their synagogue, insomuch that they were astonished, and said, Whence hath this man this wisdom, and these mighty works? Is not this the carpenter's son? is not … Continue reading A Prophet without Honor