"Wherefore hast thou afflicted thy servant?" - Numbers 11:11 Our heavenly Father sends us frequent troubles to try our faith. If our faith be worth anything, it will stand the test. Gilt is afraid of fire, but gold is not: the paste gem dreads to be touched by the diamond, but the true jewel fears … Continue reading Wherefore hast thou afflicted thy servant?
by Joyce Meyer (source: Ousus) Not sure who you really are? Read this list of Biblical truths that reveal who God made you to be. I am complete in Him Who is the Head of all principality and power (Colossians 2:10). I am alive with Christ (Ephesians 2:5). I am free from the law of … Continue reading Knowing Who I Am in Christ
How can I give my all to God? How do I give my best to God? Although this is an excellent question, it is also such a large topic that libraries could be filled with the books that have already been written on this subject. I am sure you will understand that I can … Continue reading Giving Your All to God
from John Piper What I call “Christian Hedonism” is a way of life rooted in the conviction that God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in Him. The implications of this conviction are all-encompassing and thrilling, including the stunning truth that all true virtue and all true worship necessarily include the … Continue reading Serious Joy
by G. I. Williamson The purpose of this booklet is to present the evidence in support of the following proposition; namely, that in the worship of God the inspired book of Psalms should be used to the exclusion of the uninspired compositions of men. It will be observed that the use of uninspired songs at other … Continue reading The Singing of Psalms in the Worship of God
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Romans 8:38-39 And I am convinced that nothing can ever separate us from God’s love. Neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons,[b] neither our fears for today nor our worries about tomorrow—not even the powers of hell can separate us from God’s love. 39 No power in the sky above or in the earth below—indeed, nothing in all creation will ever be able to separate us from the love of God that is revealed in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Mary & Martha - Lessons from Two Sisters In a world filled with distractions, the story of Mary and Martha can help you set your life in order. Jesus and His disciples arrived at the home of Lazarus, Mary and Martha about mealtime. It was Martha who invited them in. Nothing is said in … Continue reading Profiles of Faith
Find God - What does it take to know God? This will explain how you can personally begin a relationship with God, right now. What does it take to begin a relationship with God? Wait for lightning to strike? Devote yourself to unselfish religious deeds? Become a better person so that God will accept you? … Continue reading Knowing God Personally
I go to a Southern Baptist Church. The members of the church are in a dispute regarding songs being sung during the church service - older people like hymns while younger/middle aged people like choruses with drums, guitars, etc. We also have a fairly new pastor who is trying to please everyone, so we have … Continue reading Contemporary Worship