Consider It All Joy

  James 1: 2 “Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds” These days we are facing many ungodly acts of people in our world. We see the worship of self become more prevalent and the times speak for themselves don’t they? Many are perishing without knowing who God is and what Jesus did for them. This is a sense of urgency in life that you place in your heart and mind: the message of the cross to those who are perishing. 1 Corinthians 1: 18 “For the message of the cross is …

Called To Witness

      Are You Up For Peter’s Challenges? 4. We are called to witness   I Peter 2: 6-8 – For in scripture it says:  “See, I lay a stone in Zion, a chosen and precious cornerstone, and the one who trusts in him will never be put to shame.” Now to you who believe, this stone is precious.  But to those who do not believe, “The stone the builders rejected has become a cornerstone,” and, “A stone that causes people to stumble and a rock that makes them fall.”  They stumble because they disobey the message—which is also what …

Remixed: Worship, Work and Witness

www. We type these three letters multiple times a day. We seldom stop to think what they represent – world wide web. We only know that they take us to lots of places and people and information all over the world. WWW is the link to the information age and a tool used by billions of people everywhere every single day. Let’s transform www to represent: worship, work, and witness. Let’s examine the lives of Mary, Martha, and Lazarus in John 12: 1-11. Let’s be inspired by how each of their three living examples challenge us personally to devote our …