A preacher once jokingly said that he was going to write a book and entitle it The Top 10 Most Humble Men in the World, and How I Trained the Other Nine. Later he said he would write a sequel How I Obtained Humility. I think that’s hilarious, don’t you? Unfortunately, this kind of false humility is very much a reality in the lives of Christian men everywhere
In my first article, I discussed the definitions of the Five Points of Calvinism in the acronym “TULIP.” I shared with you that as I journeyed down the path of this religious philosophy, the Holy Spirit began to convict my heart toward the truth and away from the error of Calvinism. The following are some examples of what the Lord revealed to me and used to raise questions within me.
It should be no surprise that the world around us is contrary in every aspect to the things of God. What God seeks to establish in the heart of man, the lost world opposes with the highest disdain and what the world esteems in the flesh, God sees as an abomination in light of His Spirit.
Calvinism is one of the more controversial religious philosophies of our time. It has been debated more than any other religious topic since the Reformation. And now, after infecting all the various Protestant denominations, Calvinism is creeping into independent, fundamental, KJV only, Bible-believing churches. This is of grave concern to me.
I hope you’ve made time over the past week or so to prayerfully evaluate needed areas of growth in your life and set some goals for this New Year. Setting goals, however, is the easy part; living them out in day-sized pieces over the coming year is the challenge.
I believe personal integrity can be summed up with living our life with the constant acknowledgement of the presence of Jesus Christ.
With submission, there is always opposition. Something so vital to your Christian life should be diligently guarded at all times.
Four of the ten shortest verses in the English Bible are found in 1 Thessalonians 5: 16. Rejoice evermore. 17. Pray without ceasing. 19. Quench not the Spirit.20. Despise not prophesyings.—1 Thessalonians 5:16–17, 19–20And nestled right in the middle of them is another verse that would also be one of the shortest, if it ended after its first … Continue reading Two Comforts God Gives Grateful People – Dr. Paul Chappell
Look to your left. Now look to your right. Don’t focus on what you see, but notice who you can see. Who are the people that are influencing your life the most at this very moment? A wise man once said, “You are who your friends are or you soon will be.” And how true … Continue reading W.A.T.C.H. Your Company (I Cor. 16:13-14)
Did you know, that the thing you think about the most, is ultimately the direction your life is headed?