We should continually live and think on the same wavelength as God does, maintaining a close relationship with Him as we continue in the sanctification process.
Jesus as not a typical revolutionary, seeking to overthrow a human regime, yet the truth He spoke was so radical that He was put to death cruelly for it.
The Old Testament examples were given to show us what God had to do to pave the way for our calling, sanctification, and ultimate glorification.
We eat unleavened bread because of what God has done, not what we have done. Eating unleavened bread symbolizes following God and displacing sin.
We must separate ourselves from the world, sacrificing ourselves to God's purpose to become at one with God, waiting for Him to unify us to others.
Unleavened bread serves as a memorial of God's deliverance from the bondage of sin. We must realize that our part of the salvation process is to follow God.
If we really considered or believed in our hearts that our calling was truly a treasure, we would take extraordinary steps to prevent any loss of it.
Martin Collins admonishes that prosperity is dangerous if we forget to praise the Source of the prosperity. It is God who gives us the power to get wealth and spiritual truth. Paul warns that while the truth of Christ has the power to elevate, our worldly orientation blinds us, dulls our minds, and pulls us downward to abject …
Outcome-based religion holds large membership as its measure of success, believing that the ends justify the means. It avoids doctrine that might divide.
Christians have been called out of this world's politics, voting included. As ambassadors of Christ, we cannot participate in the politics of another country.
Participation in Christ's life is the source of all good. Regardless of what church group we are in, we must establish a relationship with Christ.
In evaluating the dubious fruits of a false minister, we must realize that belief and conduct are inextricably linked and the linkage must be with God's Word.
Just as a dead person does no works, so a faith that does not include works is also dead. A person in whom living, saving faith exists will produce works.
A true, godly minister does not draw people to himself, but instead to God. Not placing Christ at the forefront will lead to carnal-mindedness.
The truth of God is sacrificed as Purpose-driven churches claim to accept all 'truth' as equal. The Purpose driven church uses the same terminology with the true church, but totally skewed to fit their purposes. Members of these churches follow the lead of Satan, their spiritual father. Satan is so determined to destroy that he …
The trials we go through are part of His providence, putting us into humility and determining what really motivates us.
No one wants to have his traditions or treasured fantasies burst. But when a real Christian is presented with truth, he embraces it out of reverence for God.
Matthew 11 focuses upon the ruminations of John the Baptist, who, even though he was close to Christ, may have misunderstood the nature of Christ's mission.