The Discipline of Dying to Self

“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 happen to him, saying, “See, we are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man will be delivered over to the chief priests and … 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 Whatever you give yourself to, that is what controls you. You are a slave to whatever you yield to. The choice is yours but … Continue reading Yielding

Salvation’s Purpose

“”For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.” ‭‭John‬ ‭3:16‬ ‭ESV‬‬ The reason God sent His son wasn’t just to bring me to Heaven but to bring me to Himself. When my focus becomes my personal holiness then I am focused on the wrong thing. It is God’s … Continue reading Salvation’s Purpose

Preach The Word

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 God has worked in our lives: it’s our story. Preaching, on the other hand, is telling God’s story. God does this through us when we … Continue reading Preach The Word