As followers of Jesus, He has set for us the example of times of silence and solitude to commune with the Father. That Jesus practiced being alone with the Father provides adequate rationale for us to follow in His steps.
Just as the woman in Luke 7 poured expensive perfume on Jesus' feet and wiped them with her tears and hair, all Christians can demonstrate their love for Jesus with great intensity.
Fasting is more than just abstaining from food. Fasting is a way to keep believers focused on greater things than their immediate physical needs.
Are you obeying God's call to action? On the other side of saying yes to God are the miraculous moments only faithful, obedient people get to enjoy.
The psalmist's goal in Psalm 119:17-24 was not merely to know or understand God’s Word, but the psalmist passionately expressed obedience to God's Word as the very value of life.
Even sinners will extend mercy to the merciful, but Jesus calls His followers to be merciful towards enemies. The way we treat others opens the door for God to work in that person’s heart, making us an extension of God’s mercy.
In our moments of despair and depression, we may feel no one sees or cares; but God sees, knows and cares. God will set us free from the tight space of depressing thoughts and bring us to a spacious place.
For God’s glory and our good, Jesus was sent so we might share in a new “Jesus nature,” having been transformed and enabled to properly bear God’s image.
God takes us residence within Christians. As He renews believers and makes us more suitable dwellings for Him, our relationship with Him grows in corresponding measure.
Understanding Jesus as Savior, Messiah and Lord should impact the way Christians celebrate Christmas.