Category: God’s Love
John the Baptist sent two of disciples to ask Jesus if He was the One…
Jesus answered and said to them, “Go and tell John the things which you hear and see: (Matthew 11:4 NKJV)
Jesus goes on to list all of the miraculous things done at his hand and by his voice and tell them that He preaches the Gospel.
Well, we are commanded to be Like Jesus in all that we do, to model His life of service, love and…well, the miraculous.
Honestly I don’t really know how to deal with that. I have never healed a leper or raised the dead. But, I am asking God to give me the faith and humility to walk as He walked and to love as He loved. So my question becomes…
There are two types of people that claim to be ‘Christians…
These are the people that are genuinely sold out for Jesus. They screw it up sometimes, but they follow Jesus as very best as they know how. They’re like the disciples in Jesus’ day. They follow Him, they glorify him, they let his glory shine through them, and they don’t mind admitting when they screw it up.
Life comes at you full force and full speed most day. Our tendency? We wanna ride that bull to the ground!
That attitude will put you in an early grave. As Christ followers we have to learn this lesson every day, and re-learn it again.
Psalms 46:10 (ESV)Â â¨Be still, and know that I am God.
That means, we stop, and realize we can’t ride this bull to the ground and win!
The bull ain’t gonna stop.
Some of the pastors present confessed they had struggled with the lack of faith and prayer. Reading that really broke my heart! Any of us who have been in ministry for any length of time understand how easy it is to fall into that TRAP!
When you “feel” to beat up, put down or left down to pray. Listen carefully…the physical is opposite from the spiritual. When our physical bodies get hungry we eat, and then we aren’t hungry anymore. However, in our spiritual lives, when we aren’t hungry, we must…