The only way for a Christian to obtain increased faith is to manifest steadfast, persevering obedience grounded in humility with the help of God's Spirit.
Jesus Christ expects His followers to serve while expecting nothing in return. Whoever wants to become great must fill the role of an unpretentious servant.
No civilization has escaped the scourge of slavery, although Gentile administration has always been more cruel and severe than Israelite administration.
As God calls people to service in the church, He demands that they not be enslaved to alcohol or any other lust, but have their desires under control.
Moses sacrificed great worldly honor to become a servant of God, demonstrating real servant leadership. God praises Moses for his faithfulness and meekness.
Although selfless service is not valued today, it is at the core of God's character and a trait we must emulate to go to a higher level of Christian living.
The overriding issue of life is to whom we will give ourselves in obedience. Will it be ourselves, society, business, Satan or God?
True greatness does not come from dominance but from serving with the attitude of a slave. Willingness to sacrifice self is the secret to success.
How we interact with our brethren matters to God! The many miss the mark. It is our job to make sure that we are among the few hitting it.
In the example of a child summoned by a parent to clean up his room, the child's dawdling and complaining are not predestined nor are they part of God's will.
Christ Himself asserted the superiority of the Father. Jesus serves as the revelator of the great God, providing the only means of access to Him.
We as Christians have the obligation or responsibility to provide a light or shining example in a darkened world that generally hates God's way.
Jesus blazed a trail, giving a pattern for qualifying (through suffering and resisting sin) for our responsibility as priests, reconnecting man and God.
Titus had the remarkable ability for being a problem solver, exercising tact, diplomacy, strength, stability, and leadership when sent to problem areas.
When the Roman centurion sent his emissaries to ask Christ to heal his servant, Jesus responded with great praise for the centurion's faith.
Skipping the first chapter of Revelation deprives us of vital information necessary for understanding the rest of the book.
Considerable effort must be expended to find suitable bedrock for use as a foundation. We must build on the proper foundation; our bedrock is Jesus Christ.