Tag: Spirit

Faith, Relationships

LOVE OR OBEDIENCE?

Many years ago, I was part of a loose ongoing discussion about which was more important in following Jesus: love or obedience? Both play a key part in one’s life with Jesus, but which comes first? It might sound like a trivial issue because following Jesus seems hard enough, however, […]

General, Self-Management

Child Profanity

No parent in their right mind would ever want their kid to use profanity, but the truth of the matter is our broken world is saturated with four-letter words.  You can hardly watch a TV show anymore without there being some form of vulgarity.  The F-word is now prevalent almost […]

Faith

Was That God Speaking?

Deep down, I think we all want to hear from God; at least if his word to us is good. If it’s filled with conviction we tend to avoid anything remotely Jesus.  “Jesus, tell me I’ll meet the girl of my dreams soon!”  “Lord, tell me my next job is […]

Faith

Faithful Fruit

One of the signs you are a true follower of Jesus is your measure of faithfulness. In Galatians 5, Paul tells us that faithfulness is a fruit of the Spirit. That is, if you are a person who willingly yields to the Holy Spirit, then one of the evidences will […]

Faith, General

Pray Naked

“But when you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.”  Matthew 6:6 ESV Ok, this might sound a bit awkward, but when you consider Jesus’ words about praying in […]