“Prone to wander, Lord, I feel it. Prone to leave the God I love. Here’s my heart, Lord, take and seal it. Seal it for thy courts above.
What is the difference between bringing a “charge” and bringing a “concern” to your pastors? The Bible allows for both, but we must diligently discern between the two, and exercise true humility as we approach those who have been appointed in positions of spiritual authority.
Jesus was physically born approximately 2,000 years ago, but he has always existed. Christ is no mere creature, he is Creator. But “WHAT” was Jesus before his incarnation?
According to Philippians 2:6-8, Jesus willingly chose to empty himself, so that empty people might become full of him.
The Samaritan woman in John 4 asks Jesus WHERE is the proper place to worship. Jesus answers her by addressing WHO and HOW we should worship. Christ answers this way because the whole world is the place for worship, even in the den of lions.
In the name of Big, Flashy, and Fast, Evangelicals sacrificed the souls of their own children on the altar of global missions. And here we are, still picking up the pieces.