On Fellowship With God /2

What we have seen and heard we announce to you also, so that you will join with us in the fellowship that we have with the Father and with his Son Jesus Christ. 1 John 1:3 GNT Yesterday’s post (On Fellowship With God /1) provided some context on fellowship. Here are some fellowship life-hacks for […]

Identified With Christ, Bondservant Version

Are you ready to be poured out as an offering? Bind yourself to the horns of the altar and commit to the purification (separation) process. God will do the rest. Oh, and don’t complain.

Spiritual Formation /4

The fruits of the earth are not brought to perfection immediately, but by time, rain, and care. Similarly the fruits of men ripen through ascetic practice, study, time, and perseverance. As we grow in Christ, our spirtual formation manifests itself through the growth (ripening) of the Fruit of The Spirit in our lives; love, joy, […]

Spirtual Formation: GPS Not Needed /2

Most of us have traded in our folded maps for GPS devices, but we know they aren’t perfect. Sometimes they lead us down the wrong road, and occasionally they stop working altogether. But God’s guidance system is nonstop and never failing. He continually guides His children. The Bible says that when we offer ourselves as […]

Consecration and Sanctification

Consecration (being dedicated to God’s service) is our part. Sanctification (being set apart from sin and being made holy) is God’s part. We must make a deliberate determination to be interested only in what God is interested. When faced with a perplexing problem, the way to make a determination is to ask yourself, “Is this […]

Achieving Spiritual Growth And Maturity

Practice forgiveness and forbearance in the everyday, spilled-milk situations of your life. Then you will be ready and able to forgive when the stakes become truly life changing.