None of us can deny we love commendation. It is something we wish as often as there is an opportunity. Commendation comes from our extraordinary efforts in areas of our expertise or sometimes in untried areas. People are generally known to desire approval from their authorities and peers. It is not unheard of that commendations
“Therefore from now on we recognize no one according to the flesh; even though we have known Christ according to the flesh, yet now we know Him in this way no longer” (2 Cor. 5:16).
One of the greatest tasks we are given as Christians is to live apart from the flesh. To do it while being in the flesh seems mountainous
It is outright significant that Christians live a blameless life. Whether or not they are is not under discussion now, but it is absolutely necessary if they wish to claim Jesus, the Most High God, as their Savior, Leader, Shepherd, Guide and King. Our blamelessness comes from our Savior who shed His unblemished blood
How do you justify your conscience? As Christians we are to always do right, speak right and walk right. Yet, at times we make mistakes, doubt and sin. It is primarily due to choosing our mind rather than a Spirit-guided conscience (mind). We must justify our conscience. Because whether or not we do right, we are to be
“But get up and stand on your feet; for this purpose I have appeared to you, to appoint you a minister and a witness not only to the things which you have seen, but also to the things in which I will appear to you; 17rescuing you from the Jewish people and from the
Living by faith is not a tradition. It is not an act of speech and works. It is an act of complete trust in God for total dependence on Him. Such faith leads to irrevocable actions for amazing and spontaneous results. It is neither a drama. It is an act of walking with God emotionally, spiritually and literally. By such
Have you ever thought what a renewed life would bring? Did you ever wish for life with a marvelous beginning? It brings great joy and awe. Unless a person breaks out of the norm of life, he cannot begin a marvelous life. The norm of life is what we see around us on a day to day basis – the world order and the principles
Deliverance from the Lord requires absolute obedience. With all the hectic things going on in our lives we often need deliverance, be it in the area of finance, health, relationships or work. More importantly, we need deliverance from enemies like Satan and people in sin. Because many wars are fought in the spiritual
“And as I began to speak, the Holy Spirit fell upon them just as He did upon us at the beginning” (Acts 11:15).
The Holy Spirit is an enormously significant person to the interests and life of believers. Without Him salvation cannot be worked out. Salvation in a person is triggered by His action and is firmly established
How do you know what is God’s will for you regarding a matter? How can you be certain that God has given you something you asked or blessed you with it? How can you know what you are doing or the belief you have concerning a matter is of God and that it is pleasing to Him? How do you know your work which is for your