Tag: serve God by serving others

Finding Ways to Serve God

Your decision to follow Jesus is a decision to spend your life serving God.  The teachings of Jesus are filled with ways to serve God.  The foundation of your service to God is love.  “A new command I give you: Love one another. As…

How to Please God

God wants you to be happy, full of joy, looking forward to your future, and celebrating your past.  We reach this place in our lives when we turn from our sin and trust Jesus as our Savior.  The primary way we please God is…

Christians are Different

When the apostle Paul sent his letter to the Colossians, he was trying to help them avoid the distractions of unbelievers who were pulling them in the wrong direction.   His mission was to get the Colossians centered on the teachings of Jesus.  Near the…

The Scientific Path to God

If you’re looking for God to appear in some scientific equation, you’re wasting your time.  God is revealed through the heart, not the mind.  Of course you comprehend what proceeds from the heart with your mind and for that reason, like in science, careful…

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…