Instead of Christ followers focusing on changing laws, or the actions of our government we could focus on changing ourselves to be more like Christ. What if we as a community truly did follow the narrow way, and had abundant life? IF we as a church chose to walk out the living word of God in our lives day to day, sold out for him, what would it look like and how would Gods image be reflected in us and in turn into society? If our hearts were truly like “a dear panting for water,” would the hearts of our neighbors be changed? Could we once again be the salt and light of a lost world? IF we were truly salt in light and ambassadors of Yahweh, then would not governmental laws be of no use in our cause because we as followers would make choices to live a certain way rather than be demanded, manipulated or forced to? Did Jesus focus on changing what was Ceaser’s? or did he focus on discipleship and the heart of a man? Continue reading →
Categotry Archives: Spiritual Growth
In the midst of extending unconditional love and grace as Christ has taught each one of us to do we have mixed it in with “approval”.
Sitting in a pew of a church I remember reading Matthew 7: 21-23 “21Not every one that said to me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that does the will of my Father which is in heaven. 22Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in your name? and in your name have cast out devils? and in your name done many wonderful works? 23And then will I profess to them, I never knew you: depart from me, you that work iniquity.” Continue reading →
When did I become a woman? When did my hips become so curvy? When did I grow up? How did I get here, am I really here? Continue reading →
I have wondered in the past if the “grace message” is the blame of all the compromise that I see. However the only way that could possibly be the fact would be because of ineptness of ministers to truly minister via the Holy Spirit the full heart of the grace message. Grace is an amazing thing, and it is a gift given to the New church, to those us so lucky to live in the generations after Christ death on the cross. The blood of Jesus has provided more then we will ever comprehend in this small faceted dimension that we find ourselves presently in. Continue reading →
Proverbs 18:21 The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit.
Montserrat is undergoing a major transitional phase. The volcano here has been in an steady eruption phase for more than fifteen years! Thankfully we have enjoyed almost three years of silence from the mountain.