Let’s take stock of how God would want us to use our eyes this year. After all, they are an essential gateway by which we can guard our hearts.
Even the very best things can become like a nightmare when they completely govern our hearts.
It is not about me but Him. It is not about my responsible effort but my response to Him. Spending time with the lover of our souls is no chore but a privilege..
Deuteronomy never lets us settle for an outward conformity. In relationship with God the core issue must be the heart.
Being in relationship with Jesus is not just the end goal of ministry, but it is also the means by which genuine transformation occurs.
May we preach so that our listeners walk away pondering the character, the heart, the goodness, the grace of God.
We have become used to letting others, ourselves, and even God down.
Being in Christ and letting ourselves be guided by the Holy Spirit is the way to be filled with joy.
Seek to speak from God’s heart to theirs: sensitively, passionately, directly, and clearly.
Covid-19 might just be an extraordinary interruption that we can attend to, manifesting, as Jesus did, that the rule of God’s love has come on earth as it is heaven.
Evangelical ministries and churches help providing for basic necessities, cleaning churches and rebuilding houses.“Pray that the church in Lebanon will be light amid the destruction”.
However safe and self-sufficient we felt, a virus has reminded us of the fragility of life and has brought us face to face with death.
It’s one thing to know what to protest against. It’s another to know what vision for society, for our nation, for the world, to champion.
We should be able to transform the time of waiting into a time of hope and patience. Then we will discover that God can change our adversities into opportunities.
Psalm 91 has breathed encouragement and peace into millions of believers in the midst of trial. Its message is very relevant to our current epidemic situation.
Prevention is key but panic and fear are irrational feelings that only lead to impulse-driven decisions.
“Our culture is looking for solutions that are not coming, because we are dealing with things of the heart. We need to reflect the hope that comes form God”, Peter Roskam says.
We should all do what God has prepared for us, wherever he has placed us. And we should do it with a clean heart.
What our churches need is for people to have their hearts and minds engaged with the Word of God.
True biblical preaching is not primarily about outlines. It is about heart-to-heart communication.
“It is not our initiative, it is not working for ourselves, it is gazing to Jesus and responding to Him. It is the language of inclining the heart that we see in Psalms”, said Peter Mead, Director of Cor Deo.
We often make mistakes by misjudging others.
We've become used to letting others, ourselves, and even God down.
It is on the cross that the character of Christ reaches its greatest splendour. During the hours of deepest darkness, his words shine like radiant gold.
Ten reasons why Will Graham admires the American preacher, Paul Washer.