Tag: following Jesus

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…

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 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…

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…

The Book of James

The book of James was written by Jesus’ half-brother; a man who grew up with Jesus, knew him intimately, and was by his side for much of his ministry.  This book is therefore filled with the wisdom of Jesus; much of which parallels the…

The Teachings of Jesus

Every word of the Bible is important; however, it could be said that the most important words are those attributed to Jesus.  What an extraordinary experience it must have been to be in the presence of the Son of God.  His many miracles, healing…

Security

Once you step over the threshold of faith and place your trust in Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior, you have placed yourself securely in the arms of God.  The evidence of your transition is revealed within the confines of your mind. “Those…