Posts tagged with ‘Christian’

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He Has Been With Jesus

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And they took knowledge of them, that they had been with Jesus. A Christian should be a striking likeness of Jesus Christ. You have read lives of Christ, beautifully and eloquently written, but the best life of Christ is his living biography, written out in the words and actions of his people. If we were […]

9 Questions for Sleepy and Nominal Christians

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I recently attended a baptismal service and heard many testimonies from those being baptized. Many of the testimonies shared a common characteristic: people had gone to church for years finally “got it”—and began to follow Jesus more intentionally, leading to great transformation. For some, it might have been a “born again” experience. For others a deeper […]

Discerning Between Joy and Happiness

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  “Don’t worry—be happy!” From popular music to a cultural slogan, this adage is stated in the form of an imperative. It reflects the idea that happiness can be evoked by an act of the will. Yet the prevailing assumption among us is that happiness is something that happens to us or in us. It […]


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Spirituality “And after he had dismissed the crowds, he went up the mountain by himself to pray. When evening came, he was there alone.” Matthew 14:23 From the Justice Primer Couched between the miracle of the feeding of the 5,000 and the miracle of walking on water, we find Jesus “up the mountain” alone praying. […]

America and the Bible

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America And The Bible-Part 3 July 15, 2015 For many years now our American history has been rewritten and it continues today. We are no longer a nation lead by Christian leadership. We are now a nation who is being lead by individuals in elected positions who are leading our country in a godless direction. […]

Mark of the True Christian

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Romans 12:9-21 9 Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good. 10 Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor. 11 Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord. 12 Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. 13 Contribute to the […]