Save Me From Self-Righteousness
You were taught, with regard to your former way of life, to put off your old self …to be made new in the attitude of your minds; and to put on the new self, created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness. —Ephesians 4:22-24 Do you know that self-righteous people are the hardest people in the world to reach? I would rather deal with anybody rather than a self-righteous Christian....
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A Tribute to a Man
Many years back (2008, if I’m not mistaken). We were having this 12 hour event of praying for the nation. Each hour was dedicated to different pillars of society - religion, family, media, business, government etc etc. Uncle Ed came to represent the slot to pray for the government. That was the first time I met him. I remember. He had just rushed from a full day party meeting, harassed...
Flow in the Spirit
Since we live by the Spirit, let us keep in step with the Spirit. —Galatians 5:25 What does flowing in the Spirit mean? It is moving along with Him, keeping in step with Him, and missing nothing He may be wanting to do through us. There is such a thrill in flowing in the Spirit. You feel what you are doing is worthwhile; you feel authenticated, you feel loved; you feel you are part of something...
Getting God's Attention
And Jesus answered and said, “Were there not ten cleansed? But the nine—where are they? Was no one found who turned back to give glory to God, except this foreigner?” —Luke 17:17-18, NAS You and I are like Samaritans. We don’t deserve to be saved. God notices gratitude—and ingratitude. The truth is, we need to realize that we should be deeply thankful for what God has done for...
Let Go and Let God
The man who loves his life will lose it, while the man who hates his life in this world will keep it for eternal life. —John 12:25 As long as others are looking over our shoulders to see what we are doing or saying, we will cling to our reputation. But we will not see God’s best fulfilled in us. What will be the consequences if we do live like this? First, the other side of emptying...
We pursue God because, and only because, He has first put an urge within us that...– — A. W. Tozer