Christians Must Engage The Battle

Romans 6.13 commands, do not offer any parts of (your body) to sin as weapons for unrighteousness. But as those who are alive from the dead, offer yourselves to God, and all the parts of yourselves to God as weapons for righteousness.

Christians must see themselves in a spiritual battle. We see the results of this battle all around us when we see men doing evil. The increase of wickedness in the world, is the loss of this battle by Christians who are to be engaging this battle for good as salt, light and leaven in the world. (more…)


Living Differently Than Everyone Else

Leviticus 18.3-4 commands, do not act like the people in Egypt, where you used to live, or like the people of Canaan, where I am taking you. You must not imitate their way of life. You must obey all My imageregulations and be careful to obey My decrees, for I am the LORD your God.

The other day I was accused of not being very Christian. The accusation was from a person who did not claim to be a Christian. This person, who didn’t use the ‘product’ seemed to know how the ‘product’ was to be used and according to him, I was doing it wrong.

While I wont get into the details the point is that people, in addition to God, expect Christians to live differently. Christians too believe this but struggle to differentiate their words, behaviors or habits from the rest of their culture. (more…)


Shining Brightly

Philippians 2.15 observes you live in a crooked and perverse society in which you shine as lights. Right is wrong and wrong is right is what our culture seems to…


Whose Image are we Bearing?

1 Corinthians 15.49 commands we bear the image of the Man of heaven. Just as we are born in the image of Adam so those born again of God are…


Living as Saints

1 Corinthians 1.2 acknowledges those who are sanctified and called to be saints. The problem with humanity is that within our DNA is the pre-disposition toward evil and rebellion against…


The Healing Church

Jeremiah 6.7 records all God sees is sick and wounded people. When God looks upon America does He see primarily sick and wounded people? Whose responsibility is it for the…


Joy in God

Psalm 43.4 observes God Who gives me ecstatic joy. The psalmist found in God his greatest joy. How many people can say that today? Joy in God is a uniquely…


Why Obey God

Psalm 37.27 commands turn away from evil and do what is right. Simple instructions really. However two questions are necessary for us to answer if we will be successful in…