Tag: Obedience

Witness Well

Contrasting the religion of works with the gospel of grace

In the pursuit of righteousness before God, pangs of guilt and doubt clouds our understanding of our relationship with Him. We are far more prone to understand God based on our own terms, or experiences, or what seems fair.

Is God’s grace sufficient in our lives?

Human nature easily buys into the notion that we can follow the example of Christ and be rewarded eternally for our efforts. We hasten to believe that the wages of our efforts will allow us to purchase a tiny piece of heaven. This makes sense because it seems fair.

7 Reasons to Trust God’s Traffic Laws

Faith means an absolute and consuming trust in God’s promises and an unyielding confidence that His ways are best. Faith means following God even when it doesn’t make sense. God tends to give directions one turn at a time. He will say to turn left when we think it ought to be right. He keeps …

The keys toward attaining God’s standard of obedience

When God spoke to Moses we immediately think of the Ten Commandments. People tend to  think that God only desires our obedience, but there is something more. God gave many promises to Moses, before he gave commands. It is God’s desire for us to remember these promises. They are not only the words of salvation …

What prompts a Christian’s obedience that is God pleasing?

The Bible is not about commands to be followed, but the lengths our Heavenly Father went to rescue us from ourselves.

What prompts our obedience to follow God’s commandments?

Growing up during the depression, Fred learned at an early age the importance of hard work and working together as a team. Living on a farm a few miles west outside of Herington, Kansas, a farm family depended upon each other even during the best of times. But during the 1930’s, a farm family in the Midwest learned to survive one day at a time.

How God Prompts Our Obedience

I wonder what it would be like to have constant reminders on how to guard our tongue from saying something stupid or keep our sinful actions in check. I think Nissan provided us with an interesting solution. There are times that I wish my Ford would honk its horn at me whenever I was on …

Taking God at His Word changes tragedy into triumph

David was really ticked. He thought he was doing what God wanted him to do. He thought that God would be pleased that the Lord Almighty was to be restored with honor and reverence by transporting the ark of the covenant back to Israel. David thought that God would honor their intent even though the …