Tag: following Jesus

The Simple Truth

While the Bible is a large and complex manuscript, it is in reality a simple message.  There are essentially three major components:  the battle between good and evil, our salvation, and our path forward as followers of Jesus Christ.  We can consolidate the Bible…

The Teachings of Jesus

The Bible is the most important document known to mankind.  Within the pages of the Bible, we learn about our Creator, we learn about the battle between good and evil, and we learn about our Savior, Jesus Christ.  Every page of the Bible is…

The Book of Acts

The book of Acts describes the final acts of Jesus, the acts of the Holy Spirit, and the acts of the apostles as they built the Christian church after the ascension of Jesus.  This book describes how salvation was brought first to the Jews…

The Book of John

The gospel of John is one of the earliest accounts of the life of Jesus written by one of his closest followers – an eyewitness to many of the events depicted.  John’s stated reason for writing this gospel is so that we might know…

The Way Forward

Every day is a new beginning.  Every day is a new path forward.  Sometimes the direction we travel seems to be forced on us by the necessities of life.  Sometimes we allow our selfish desires to lead the way and travel off in the…

The Way, the Truth and the Life

It’s not possible to describe all that Jesus means to us.  He is all things.  We can find Him in every aspect of our lives.  Jesus is direction.  Jesus is knowledge.  Jesus is our existence.  As followers of Jesus Christ, we need to look…

Trusting Jesus

Most of us have experienced disappointment by a friend or family member.  Many of us have even experienced disappointment through the actions of a trusted leader or pastor.  All humans are imperfect and prone to stumble or fall victim to selfish motives.  The one…

God in Your Life

Every aspect of our life contains the presence of God.  God is there when we are praising him and when we are straying off into the darkness of this world.  Even when our thoughts are consumed by things other than God, He is with…

The Path to Victory

Following Jesus Christ is your path to victory.  The Bible is your guide book.  Other, more mature Christians, should be your travel companions.  Still, even the most experienced travelers will have difficulties from time to time.  The path to victory is not always easy. …

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…