1 John 4:9 "God’s love was revealed among us in this way: God sent His One and Only Son into the world so that we might live through Him." As Christians we always talk about Jesus being the "Son of God" but I don't think that we do a good job of helping others understand what this … Continue reading Son of God?
1 Corinthians 1: 1-5 "When I came to you, brothers, announcing the testimony of God to you, I did not come with brilliance of speech or wisdom. For I didn’t think it was a good idea to know anything among you except Jesus Christ and Him crucified. I came to you in weakness, in fear, and in much trembling. My speech and my proclamation … Continue reading Speaking Ability ≠ Effective Ministry
Bottom Line Up Front: Cults of Christianity draw the focus away from the absolute center of true Christianity--the worship and obsession of Jesus Christ Himself. When we think of cults we often think of weird people who are under some type of mind control of an eccentric leader who is manipulating them into behaving in … Continue reading Are You In a Cult?
Matthew 5:12 says "Be glad and rejoice, because your reward is great in heaven..." When Jesus gave the Sermon on the Mount in Matthew 5 He essentially told his followers that the life of one who lives for God is characterized by an expectation of receiving satisfaction in the future...not in the present. It is the … Continue reading Go Unsatisfied
Acts 2:3-4; 8; 11 (HCSB) And tongues [or languages], like flames of fire that were divided, appeared to them and rested on each one of them. Then they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in different languages, as the Spirit gave them ability for speech (brackets added)....How is it that each of … Continue reading Speaking in Tongues (Languages)!