Tag: child of God

Moving toward God’s Perfection

Our Weakness and Need When we placed our faith in the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, we became travelers on the road toward God’s perfection.  Only through the power of the Holy Spirit are we able to even consider such a lofty destination;…

Would You Like to Know More About Jesus?  #006  Jesus and the Holy Spirit

  Computers are great – when they work.  Did you ever have a moment with your computer when it wasn’t doing what you wanted it to do?  I’m pretty good with technology, but there are times when I’m in over my head.  When I’m…

Would You Like to Know More About Jesus?  #005  Jesus and Salvation

  If you’re anything like me, you’ve made a number of mistakes in your life.  Almost every day I’m reminded of some stupid thing I did when I was younger and I wish I could go back and get it right, but that’s never…

Would You Like to Know More About Jesus?  #002  Connecting with Jesus

  I occasionally like to treat myself to a BLT. I think most people know, but in case you don’t, that is a bacon, lettuce, and tomato sandwich. I was introduced to the BLT many years ago by my mother who made them on…

The Body of Christ

  As followers of Jesus Christ, we are no longer individuals floundering around in a sea of disconnected entities searching for selfish desires.  As followers of Jesus Christ, we are children of God and a carefully designed part of the body of Christ.  Our…

The Spirit of Truth

  Believers are indwelled with the Holy Spirit the moment they accept Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior.  That is a permanent residency.  We can count on this connection to God every minute of every day.  The Holy Spirit helps us face all…

Let Your Struggle be God’s Victory

  The world we live in is filled with personal glory – people who boast about their accomplishments and ignore the God who is the true Creator of it all.  Our goal as followers of Jesus Christ is to separate ourselves from this world…

Identifying God’s Instruction

  The moment we accept Jesus Christ as our Lord and Savior, the Holy Spirit indwells us and remains with us as part of God’s everlasting promise to never leave us or forsake us. “And I will ask the Father, and he will give…

Knowing Jesus

  All of history came to a climax when Jesus arrived to provide us with salvation and eternal life.  The first half of the book of Ephesians is an exploration of this gospel truth.   We begin by learning that if we know Jesus, it…

Rescue Story

We have been placed in a world that is full of obstacles that we are challenged to overcome.  Sometimes, even with the best intentions, those obstacles can seduce and manipulate us in the wrong direction.  Often, we know all too well how dangerous it…