Perhaps the church we need and the preacher we need is not in the biggest building with the fanciest decorations and best band.
On Christ, the solid rock, I stand; all other ground is sinking sand.
How do you know if a man is called to preach?
If any man feels he has the call to preach, he should humbly and earnestly seek the Lord's help to diligently study the word of God and not men's doctrines.
The gospel is how we come to discover and understand what God has done for us. It sets us free to love God out of pure thankfulness and not fear of condemnation!
When Jesus spoke, He was filled with ALL of the Spirit of God not just a portion.
John prepared the way for the Lord, not by changing the hearts of men for that lies only in the power of God. John prepared the way by showing clearly what the Old Testament taught about the coming Messiah.
The gospel brings to “light” that which God has already done for us and in us (2 Timothy 1:10).
Now the end of the commandment is charity out of a pure heart, and of a good conscience, and of faith unfeigned: From which some having swerved have turned aside unto vain jangling; Desiring to be teachers of the law; understanding neither what they say, nor whereof they affirm. 1st Timothy 1:5-7 The command to … Continue reading The End of the Commandment
Church should be more than a concert and a feel-good message with catchy phrases about grace.