“And they were on the road, going up to Jerusalem, and Jesus was walking ahead of them. And they were amazed, and those who followed were afraid. And taking the twelve again, he began to tell them what was to … Continue reading The Discipline of Dying to Self
“Do you not know that if you present yourselves to anyone as obedient slaves, you are slaves of the one whom you obey, either of sin, which leads to death, or of obedience, which leads to righteousness?” Romans 6:16 ESV … Continue reading Yielding
Then Peter spoke up, “We have left everything to follow you!” Mark 10:28 Peter utters these words to point out his devotion to Jesus. Yet in reality our devotion should not be about drawing any kind of accolades for ourselves. … Continue reading Surrender?
“Therefore, King Agrippa, I was not disobedient to the heavenly vision,” Acts 26:19 God gives us a vision but we are responsible to act on it. People may say they are waiting on God but to the contrary God is … Continue reading Vision
Preach the word; be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke and encourage with great patience and careful instruction. 2 Timothy 4:2 Preaching the word is different than giving a testimony. A testimony is a story about how … Continue reading Preach The Word
“You do not want to leave too, do you?”Jesus asked the Twelve. John 6:67 Following Jesus comes with personal risk. Jesus has many followers at the height of His ministry but with a few statements concerning the personal cost of … Continue reading Risk