It has always been a challenge for Christians to live out their faith. Mankind’s nature resists and opposes God’s ways. As mankind’s collective resistance to God grows deep roots, a culture develops that operates within it’s own humanistic terms and this becomes the accepted norm.
As the culture moves farther and farther away from God the pressure to conform to this world’s ideas and standards (or lack thereof) becomes stronger and stronger. The pressure for Christians to soften their strong stands based on God’s Word is never-ending. Continue Reading →
One of the hard things to achieve in life is contentment. To be content is to be OK with who you are and what you have. A contented person is not always desiring something they don’t have or getting tired of what they do have and wanting something different. To be content means to be satisfied.
It’s pretty hard to be content with your life if you are always looking at what you don’t have and dreaming of having something else. Continue Reading →
Merry Christmas! I will be taking a little break from my weekly posting and will be back the first of the year. I want to thank all of you who have taken time to read my posts and all the kind comments you have sent to me this past year.
I pray that God will bless you all in 2017!
This Sunday we celebrate Christmas. This day is very important to Christians all over the world as we celebrate the birth of Jesus and all He has done for mankind. Continue Reading →
There are some ideas within the church that cause many believers to miss out on all that God has for them. One of these ideas is that you cannot please God. A friend of mine who had read my book, Growing Big In God, seemed disconcerted about what I had written, and asked me, “Do you believe that you can please God?” My immediate answer was, “Of course.” His response was, “I thought so.” It was as if I was teaching a false doctrine and needed to be called on it. Continue Reading →