Tag: Holy Spirit

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 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…

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…

Division

The apostle Paul ends the book of Romans with a discussion about division in the church.  Those Christians who were brought up with the Jewish traditions were concerned about those Christians who were not following the traditional Jewish religious rules and regulations.  Paul spends…

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…

The True Vine

In his final instruction to the twelve apostles, Jesus presented the heart of His teaching in a vivid illustration that every gardener will understand.  Jesus calls Himself the vine and God the Father the gardener. “I am the true vine, and my Father is…