Have you ever really considered this story of Jesus and just thought it seems a little farfetched to be true? How foolish is it to even think that such a lowly man could have so much power? If He was deity, why would He lower Himself to this menial existence?
Poem: His Possession
A possession, I don't want to be, Unless it's to the Savior, Who died for me. His instruction, I want to adhere, Worldly desires I deny, For salvation draws near. Zealous deeds, In this present time, Worthy of the Savior, Who died for every crime. Blessed hope, Through grace shown, To purify a people, That … Continue reading Poem: His Possession
Oh Baptism, with so many conflicting teachings, where can I find your proof for truth? Tradition or conviction? “He who believes and is baptized will be saved...” Mark 16:16 Sprinkle or immerse? Therefore we were buried with Him through baptism into death... Romans 6:4 Remission or gesture? “Repent, and let every one of you be … Continue reading Baptism’s Truth
If Christ Is Not Risen
Buddha, Confucius, Jesus, and Mohammed are considered four of the most influential men that ever lived. Their philosophies have impacted the world in very significant ways.
When all those times of hearing the same thing over and over comes together in one moment of deep emotional belief that you take sudden, intentional action....it's called conviction. Watch over your heart with all diligence for from it flow the springs of life. Proverbs 4:23 Prayer: My God, I know what I hear over … Continue reading Conviction
Meet People Where They’re At
You have to meet people where they're at and then give them nudges. The amount of the nudge depends on where they're at.
Reasoning to Persuade
Paul's zeal in reasoning to persuade any and every person is a testimony of Jesus' proclamation to go preach the gospel to every creature.
Obedience to Spread the Gospel
To heed intimidation against the spread of the gospel would be in submission to men rather than God.
Facts, Faith, Feelings
How devastating it would be to live a life doing things for God only to find out that what you thought was His will was all done in vain.
How Can I Best Love Their Soul?
This question made everything so clear as it made it apparent that dwelling on these things was going to hinder my godly influence on others and not allow me to be who I truly want to be.