Tag: Gospel

Witness Well

A Letter of Recommendation from God

You are looking for a job and you need an outstanding letter of recommendation to give you an edge over the other applicants. Waiting for the letter, what type of words and phrases would you like see in that letter? Punctual. Hard-working. Disciplined. Takes directions well. These would all be fine traits to have, however …

Paul’s Secret to be Content in Life

The Apostle Paul had a special relationship with the church in Philippi. He built that church up and many people came to the faith. In this portion of Paul’s letter to the Philippian church, he is acknowledging a gift that was given to him by the church, probably a gift of money. This gift brought …

Seven reasons why I believe in the resurrection of Jesus Christ

The resurrection of Jesus Christ is the basis of Christianity. The Apostle Paul stated that if Christ had not been raised from the dead, than all preaching and all teaching of God’s Word would be useless and so would the Christian faith. For this reason, I would like to review seven reasons why I fully …

Being Gentle in a Harsh World

The theme of Paul’s message to the Philippians is to rejoice no matter what. Even in the most difficult situations or challenges in life, the Holy Spirit will grant us an eternal perspective and “rejoice” over any circumstance. With this thought in mind, Paul continues to write; “Let your gentleness be evident to all. The …

To Rejoice No Matter What

More often than not, we have great difficulty getting out of bed each morning with a spirit of rejoicing over the new day. Problems confront us. Unpaid bills pile up. Conflicts in relationships. A right spirit and good intentions can easily deflate when circumstances that remind us of hurts, pain and disappointment arise and dominate …

A Prayer for Mission Minded Christians

Our love for Christ is often reflected in the concern we have for other people. A person’s physical well-being is important, but an even greater concern ought to be for their spiritual well-being. Jesus expresses this same concern in the parable of the lost sheep. Jesus gives an example of the length he will go to …

Defining A Man’s Pursuit for Greatness

Jesus told the disciples, “Whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first must be slave of all.”  (Mark 10:43-44) When we consider great men throughout history, we tend to think of them as talented over-achievers who accomplished great things. Is being considered “great” a common desire among all …

A mission-minded prayer to use my circumstances for His glory

Difficult, even tragic events will come into our lives causing us to question their purpose. A young man bold in his witness of the resurrected Christ was silenced forever by the stone-throwing religious zealots. This tragedy shook the young Christian church, but God used this event for a greater purpose. The death of Stephen launched the first …