Tag: Word of God

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 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,…

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…

How to Become a Christian

Great for those seeking to know Jesus. Great for those who want to move closer to Jesus. Great for those who want to share the gospel. Those who want to know more about what it means to follow Jesus are often confused by denominational…

Lessons from the Bible

The Bible is a collection of 66 different books composed by 40 different writers over 1,500 years with a total of over 700,000 words.  It takes an average reader about 70 hours to read the Bible from cover-to-cover.  Much of the Bible is easy…

Weeds

Even the best garden needs to have the weeds pulled to remain healthy.  Even the best grass seed may contain a few weeds.  Jesus taught that the Word of God is a seed that will grow the kingdom of God (Luke 8:11).  He went…

Germination

The Word of God is the seed that grows the kingdom of God (Luke 8:11).  Evangelists, preachers, and mature Christians use this seed that God has provided to grow new believers that will make up the kingdom of God.  In the book of Mark,…

Bible Study

  Jesus often taught using parables.  This simply means he would use examples to paint a picture of the topic at hand.  When the disciples asked Jesus why he taught using parables, He told them it was because He only wanted His true followers…

Temptation

  Before Jesus began His ministry here in this world, He spent time in the desert fasting and praying.  During this time, Satan came to tempt Jesus with three weaknesses of mankind. “For everything in the world—the lust of the flesh, the lust of…