Christian Life

New Year’s Challenges for 2017

 The first challenge is a renewed commitment to the Great Commission to make disciples not converts.  Matthew 28:18–20 (ESV) — 18 And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19 Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of…

Sacrificing Our Bodies To Please God

Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God–this is your spiritual act of worship.Romans 12:1 Sacrifices are not always pleasing to God. The prophet Isaiah in the first chapter of his prophetic book to the nation of Israel speaking for God…

What is the normal Christian Life?

Have you ever thought about what the normal Christian life is? I mean, what is normal for the Christian? Is there a standard way of life for the Christian?  The apostle Paul describes the normal Christian life as a certain view point which leads to a certain outcome. Christians are to view their lives in…