Category: Serving God

Walking with Jesus

Being a Christian is not always easy.  In fact, the world we live in often makes following Jesus very difficult.  No matter what our struggles might be, it’s important for us to stand strong in our faith.  It’s also important for Christians to reach…

Thinking About God

Most of us have a lot on our mind.  The world we live in can be a never ending challenge of time management, financial struggles, relationship maintenance, and finding the right path forward.  As followers of Jesus, we should always be focused on God’s…

Your Relationship with God

Our relationship with God is dependent on a number of things.  Our first connection to God is through His Word.  There is no more direct way to connect with God than through the pages of the Bible.  We also connect with God through prayer,…

Your Service to God

As followers of Jesus Christ, our mission is to live our life in service to God.  That can mean something completely different for each and every one of us.  We serve God by serving others.  We serve God with the talents and resources he…

Evaluating Your Faith

No matter what you’re doing, it’s always good to step back and evaluate your progress.  As followers of Jesus Christ, we are traveling through a world that is openly hostile to our mission.  It’s easy to get misdirected.  It’s easy to drift off toward…

7 Ways to be closer to God

Children have a purity about them that is hard to find in adults.  A young heart is more open and ready to love and a young mind is more inclined to change.  One of the best ways to be closer to God is to…

Growing in the Lord

If you’re a follower of Jesus Christ, your roots are firmly planted in the Lord.  The question then becomes are you growing in the Lord?  Are your roots sinking deep into the soil and are your branches reaching up toward the sun?  Are you…

Division

The apostle Paul ends the book of Romans with a discussion about division in the church.  Those Christians who were brought up with the Jewish traditions were concerned about those Christians who were not following the traditional Jewish religious rules and regulations.  Paul spends…

Prescription for Christian Living

In chapters twelve and thirteen of the book of Romans, the apostle Paul gives us a long list of do’s and don’ts that paint a graphic picture of a well-managed Christian life.  It would be a good idea to keep this list on your…

Mercy

You do not deserve God’s favor.  No one does.  It is not until we have fully accepted that understanding that we can even approach God.  There is absolutely nothing we can do to achieve God’s standard of righteousness.  Our only hope is that God…