Category: Steps

Step Twelve – Stay Focused on God

If you play a musical instrument or just about any sport, you know the importance of fundamentals.  Without solid fundamental skills everything else is built on shaky ground.  When you aren’t playing as well as you’d like, one of the best ways to get…

Step Eleven – Your Place in the Body of Christ

God’s creation is a complex machine of which you are an important part.  As a believer, you are part of the body of Christ and He is the head directing and controlling all the connecting members.  Each of us has a specific role to…

Step Ten – Connecting with God

Connecting with God is a fairly simple process that is available to everyone through the indwelling of the Holy Spirit.  God is one essence, but three persons – Father, Son, Holy Spirit.  Father God is the all powerful Creator of the universe.  His Son,…

Step Nine – Life is Suffering

To many of us it often seems that life is just a series of difficulties disbursed among moments of peace.  Everyday problems punctuate the rhythm of life with a constant need to reevaluate, renegotiate, or reimagine the path forward.  Small problems turn into big…

Step Eight – Go into all the World

Just before Jesus ascended into Heaven he told his disciples to go into all the world and preach the gospel.  These were essentially the last words of Jesus here on this earth.  The disciples follow the command to spread the gospel and part of…

Step Seven – The Parables of Jesus

When Jesus was asked by the disciples why he taught in parables He essentially told them because not everyone was ready to hear what he was teaching.  We can therefore surmise that the parables of Jesus were some of his most important lessons for…

Step Six – Put on the Armor of God

If you’re going to serve God you need to be ready for an attack from the enemy.  The devil is real and he has demons roaming the world looking to block God’s work.  This is why you need to put on the armor of…

Step Five – Know the Enemy

The devil is the master of manipulation and he has used his influence to create a world that idolizes power, money and fame.  Don’t be fooled.  The devil is out to destroy you. He’s using money, power, and fame to obscure your view of…

Step Four – I need God

Those who have accepted Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior are on a path to total victory.  Death is no longer an option – eternal life with Jesus is guaranteed.  Unfortunately, we still must travel through this life in a world filled with…

Step Three – Fellowship

Living out your faith in isolation is a bad idea.  An essential part of being a Christian is to have fellowship with other believers.  As we look through some of the scripture on fellowship, it will become clear how important it is to support,…

Step Two – Know the Word of God

Once you’ve been introduced to God and accept Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior, your next step in serving God is to spend quality time with Him – in the pages of the Bible.  If you’ve never read the Bible from cover-to-cover, now…

Step One – Salvation

The first step in serving God is to know who he is. God The extraordinary complexity of the earth and all of its components, including all forms of life and all of the amazing forces of nature that work together in harmony, cause me…