Tag: serve God by serving others

Your Relationship with God

Our relationship with God is dependent on a number of things.  Our first connection to God is through His Word.  There is no more direct way to connect with God than through the pages of the Bible.  We also connect with God through prayer,…

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 to…

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…

A Pure Heart

When the apostle Paul wrote his letter to the Christian church in Rome, there was a division between the Jews who had become followers of Jesus and the non-Jewish Gentiles who were followers of Jesus.  The Jewish Christians believed the Gentile Christians should also…

Greed

During the ministry of Jesus the religious leaders known as the Pharisees had a saying about material wealth, “Whom the Lord loves He makes rich.”  They believed wealth was an indication of God’s approval.  There are some preachers today who seem to have that…

Humility

At one point in the ministry of Jesus, the twelve apostles began to argue about which among them would be preeminent in the kingdom of heaven.  Jesus at once recognized a perfect teaching moment and began to school the apostles in the basics of…

Your Treasure

In Christ’s day, the Jewish philosophy was that those who are rich are those whom God loves.  In Deuteronomy 28, in the Old Testament, God promised to bless the Jews materially if they were obedient to His Word; and He also told them there…

Stand Up for Jesus!

“Your kingdom come; your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.”  Matthew 6:10 (NASB) If we truly want Jesus to return and His kingdom to come, we need to be much more focused on following His instructions.  We need to let…