Tag: serve God by serving others

With God there are No Limits

If you’ve read the Old Testament you know the Israelites were constantly trying to keep the Jewish law and forever failing.  The whole point of the law was to demonstrate our inability to attain God’s standard on our own.  Righteousness, God’s holy standard, can…

Crucified with Christ

Have you been crucified with Christ?  Have you let your old self die to live a new life as a follower of Jesus?  Was your transition complete and permanent? A couple of years ago I was about twenty pounds heavier than I am today. …

Working for God

Serving God by serving others is foundational to your walk with the Lord.  Critical to that equation is your motivation for serving.  Are you truly working for God?  When taking on a service project of any kind we have to carefully consider the reasons…

Signs God is Calling You

Are you a follower of Jesus Christ?  Do you attend a regular worship service?  Are you compelled to study the Bible?  These are all signs God is calling you.  As a born-again believer, you have become part of the body of Christ and you…

Living for Christ

When the apostle Paul wrote his letter to the followers in Philippi, he reminded them that living for Christ was an exercise in humble service to each other.  Paul illustrates his teaching beautifully by using Jesus as the ultimate example.  This message could be…

Where are you at spiritually?

When we become followers of Jesus Christ we begin a long journey toward our eternal existence.  Along the way there are many opportunities to become sidetracked or stalled by distractions.  Sometimes what looks like the right way to go is actually the devil in…

Play to Win!

Our relationship with God is something that needs to be constantly developed, practiced, and improved.  Much like a professional athlete, we need to learn the basics, train hard, heed instruction, develop our talent, and give our effort everything we’ve got.  We need to play…

Reconnecting with God

How you got unconnected from God is unimportant.  In fact, you may not be as unconnected as you think.  Or perhaps, you just want to get better connected.  In all cases, the path for improving, developing, or rekindling a relationship with God starts right…

Hope for those in Need

It’s a beautiful thing when an entire church congregation comes together in service to God and their community.  No matter where your church is located, chances are not far away, maybe right across the street or just a few miles down the road, there…

Love Your Neighbor as You Love Yourself

Most of us have been confronted at one time or another by a person asking us for a hand-out.  These request come in various forms.  Sometimes it’s a homeless person on the street.  Sometimes it’s a woman in the parking lot of the grocery…