You shall worship the Lord your God, and Him only shall you serve. - Luke 4:8 Worship has always been a strange thing for me. It's not that I don't like to do it, and it's not that I don't think God deserves it, but I've often wondered about the 'whys' behind worship. Why does … Continue reading Why God Requires Our Worship, But Not Our Praise.
Month: August 2012
Superhuman Essentials: Holy Spirit Power
Behold, I send the Promise of the Father upon you; but tarry in the city of Jerusalem until you are endued with power from on high. Lk 24:49You need power for everything you do. You need the power of your muscles to move your body. You need the power of your lungs to sneeze. You … Continue reading Superhuman Essentials: Holy Spirit Power
Superhuman Essentials: Humility
The apostles said to the Lord, "Increase our faith." So the Lord said, "If you you have faith as a mustard seed, you can say to this mulberry tree, 'Be pulled up by the roots and be planted in the sea,' and it would obey you. And which of you, having a servant plowing or … Continue reading Superhuman Essentials: Humility
The True Story of the Demon-Possessed Waitress
"Do good to those who hate you." - Jesus (Mt 5:44)One day, after church, a normal visit with friends to the local Waffle House turned into quite the eventful experience.It was a Wednesday night (I think), church had ended and a few friends decided to all get together to grab a bite to eat. We … Continue reading The True Story of the Demon-Possessed Waitress
Be kindly affectionate to one another with brotherly love, in honor giving preference to one another - Romans 12:10 The true mark of genuine love is when you prefer another over yourself. In Romans chapter 12, Paul goes through a list of general instructions for us to follow as Christians, giving us a clear picture … Continue reading YOLO?
Urban Legend: You can be like the world and change the world
You've all been to the stadium and seen the athletes race. Everyone runs; one wins. Run to win. All good athletes train hard. They do it for a gold medal that tarnishes and fades. You're after on that's gold eternally. (paraphrase of 1 Co 9:24-25 - The Message)There are so many christians who desire the … Continue reading Urban Legend: You can be like the world and change the world