Christians are Perfect

Christians are Perfect

Myth or Real: Christians are Perfect It seems to be a trend of society to think that when one becomes a Christian, there will be a supernatural change and expectations of what we say and how we act are raised to a point of perfection. While there is a supernatural change, it resides in our hearts, and just as James suggested, those around us should see it in our lifestyle. “As the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without deeds is dead.” (James 2: 26 NIV) But is it possible to be perfect? Once we have accepted Christ …

Really Who Am I?

Really Who Am I?

My desire is to be a true worshipper of God who not one who only pretends to worship and serve Him. But God sees my heart and knows that sometimes, perhaps many times, I faithfully attend church services but my mind and thoughts are filled with cares of daily living. Though I out-smarted Satan and made it to church, he continues to distract my thoughts to other things or people in the congregation. I am disappointed that my friend Susan is not sitting in her pew and wonder why. A tall man is sitting in front of me and that is a …

Pursuing Peace

Pursuing Peace

John [10:10] “The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I come that they may have life and have it abundantly.”( ESV) Have you ever been in the checkout line at the grocery store and looked through the magazines that are on display? Their covers promise us we will have an organized and clean home, be able to cook gourmet meals, lose weight without effort, and have wonderful relationships if we read their magazine. Oh, if only it were that easy! As women, we are hit with messages from the world that tell us we need to pursue …