Tag: following Jesus

Actions not Words

Stop studying the Bible.  If you’re a mature Christian and you’ve read the Bible, attended thousands of sermons, been to Bible seminars and small group studies many times, do you really need to keep studying?  You should have it down by now.  Actions not…

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,…

The Way of the World is not The Way of Peace

Followers of Jesus Christ have a more clear perspective of the world we live in than do those who have not yet seen the light.  From a Christian perspective, the way of the world is all about people traveling in the wrong direction, finding…

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…

Why you cannot Serve God and Money

You were placed here on this earth for God’s purpose, not your own.  This is fundamental to your Christian faith.  Every minute of every day, your goal should be to please God and not yourself.  This is not because God needs your service to…

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…