Kindness is sometimes portrayed as a superficial quality or second-rate Christian virtue. This stands in stark contrast to Scripture, which reiterates over and again that kindness is virtue of God, a fruit of the Spirit, and a powerful force.
Many today claim that God does not exist. If we grant the atheist his point, what must be true? The universe had to come from nothing, our fined tuned universe happened by chance, and objective moral values do not exist. … Continued
God always meant prayer to be an invitation to ask, an opportunity to praise, a time to emote, and an occasion to grow.
We are ill with a terminal sin sickness. The Great Physician has a diagnosis and cure. The question is, will the sick patient agree with Doctor’s diagnosis and say the same thing about his illness that the Doctor does? That’s … Continued
Revelation 4 & 5 paints a picture of authentic and genuine worship, where God’s creatures praise their Creator and Redeemer for all He’s worth. That picture stands in stark contrast to the counterfeit attempts at worship in Isaiah.
When the subject of fasting comes up, people tend toward two extremes. Either they see it as the silver bullet to solve all of life’s problems, or they barely ever think about it. The Bible will support neither of these … Continued
Serving others ahead of self is one of the most fundamental lessons Jesus taught his disciples. If the Lord of a kingdom washes the feet of his underlings, what does that mean for the underlings?
Daily Bible reading is an essential element of spiritual growth. If we really believe the Bible is the inspired word of God, then reading it will always be worthwhile.
The spiritual discipline of meditation helps us take God’s Word from the head to the heart. If we will learn to meditate well, we will join the ranks of godly men like Joshua, David, and Jesus.
The spiritual disciplines are God’s training tools to shape his children into authentic and growing disciples. This introduction describes what the disciplines are, what they are not, and why they matter.