I think this is a great post on what is ailing the church today.
There is something amazing about bacteria. It’s ability to change its makeup to remain effective and cause the same damage it once did after a chemical was created to remove it. This evil disease adapts to the environment and like a parasite attaches itself to any moving object. You must be careful believer in Christ. The rider is tricky.
What is moving around in our culture attaching itself to the word of God? One thing I noticed lately is the movement of the homosexual community attaching itself to interracial marriage. Are they the same thing?
What else is moving around in our culture attaching itself to the word of God? Another thing I noticed is secular and Christian music on the same CD. Are they the same thing?
Do not underestimate our internal weakness. Paul said, Oh wretched man that I am who will deliver me from this body of…
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I’ve become convinced that for a Christian to retain hope in the midst of a trial, he or she must believe that God allowed the trial for a purpose; a purpose greater than what Christ would have been able to accomplish in and through that person apart from the trial.
“…even though now for a little while, ifnecessary, you have been distressed by various trials, so that the proof of your faith…may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ…” (1 Peter 1:6-7)
They might phrase it differently, but I think every Christian that goes through a difficult trial will eventually ask “Whyme?” But I’ve learned that our motive behind asking this seemingly simple question tells a lot about how we view God and how we view ourselves.
The first man asks the question like this: “Why…
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Every man and woman has been born and all will die.
It is God who knits a person together in their mother’s womb.
It is God who determines when their time on this earth is complete.
His hand directs cells to grow into His image.
His hand tells them to send us back to dust.
Our Lord knows us at a level beyond our self-knowledge. He knows our inner-workings. He knows our molecules. He knows the building blocks of our very form. He knows our DNA. He knows me personally not because we were never introduced and He is good with names. He knows my face because He instructed my DNA to grow in its shape with the nose, mouth, and eyes that…
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