For the modern believer, there is no other way to understand who Christ is and what he has done than by the study of Scripture. If Christ is the ultimate example of how a godly life is to be lived then it is important for the reader to study the life of Christ.
The Apostle Paul had learned to be content in his circumstances. He also expressed dissatisfaction and a desire to press on. How do we reconcile these two?
With 60% of young people walking away from the church, we must evaluate the foundation on which we build and how well we build upon it. The eternal destiny of the next generation is at stake and we cannot afford to continue with such a high failure rate. We must do better.
I read a where a social media guru recently said something to the effect of, “there are two types of people involved in social media, those who want more followers and those who are lying about it.” With the advent of social media, there is a danger in finding our validation in follower counts. Where should our validation come from?
Character is doing the right thing even when no-one is looking, yet God always sees and eventually the truth will win out. Stay the course and victory is assured.
We are commanded to love, that love is not to be conditioned upon any response. Can we do this?