In the continuing story of the blind man we are challenged to open our spiritual eyes to see the loftiness and holiness of Jesus and how worthy He is to be praised.
Religion is a word many Christians don’t like to use. But when we understand what it means, it shouldn’t be that scary.
Why is war still raging? Why is Satan still around? Why are we involved? And what’s Spiritual Warfare got to do with us?
Don’t be deceived in regards to Christian maturity. We have a responsibility to the Word: abide, accept and act.
When tempted by Satan, James challenges us to remember our rebirth and and new identity cling to the goodness of God.
Suffering and sin were joined in Jewish thought. Jesus joins the work of divinity working through human suffering so we can see what He sees.
On a day we remember and give thanks for those who died for our freedom, Garth reminds us of Christ’s sacrifice for our eternal freedom.
Our Lord is a God of exchange; He takes out shabby coats, and in return, gives us His coat of righteousness.
Encouraging believers to persevere under trials was so important to James he repeats it in the opening of his letter. Its his action replay.
When Jesus gives a challenge, instead of asking the cost, we need to follow the formula: inadequacy+Jesus=surplus.