Recently, I went into Little Caesar’s needing 5-6 pizzas and saw a sign reading: “Free Crazy Bread!” The thought consumed my attention (thoughts) & captivated my affection (desires). I wanted free Crazy Bread – that’s all I could think about. I pray that this message is to you what that sign was to me…
As a Christian, I am God’s representative to the world. I work for Him and on occasion have been called upon to defend my faith. I have the Bible as a guideline with which to live my life. All I really have to do obey, have faith in His ability, and let my light shine. But how often did my light truly shine?
When the Partners for the Gospel was started, it was meant to be a helpful and encouraging tool for us and others in the ministry. As I read the articles posted each week by my Christian brothers, I would call this a great success for which I am grateful to be a part. Since we are all believers, our sharing of the Gospel especially to each other often goes without saying. But in the last few weeks, I have felt under conviction because of exactly that…it has gone without saying.
The Christmas season is always a busy time of year for a lot of folks but it also serves to remind us we have a mission to accomplish. We have been commanded to testify of the coming of Christ and share with others what Jesus has done for us. Christmas provides at least three opportunities for aiding in this command:
There are a lot of things to debate and dissect in the Christian life today. There are multiple denominations, Bible versions and doctrines. Everyone from scholars and theologians to new Christians have different views and interpretations of Scripture.