You are so much more than what you’ve known or done. You could never be accurately measured by what you own or lack. You belong.
So often we choose to face life’s issues and circumstances in exactly the same way as someone without the Spirit of God.
Being filled with the Spirit is not a one-time act. but an ongoing pursuit of a relationship. We are asked to play an active role in our journey to freedom.
Francis Chan addresses a question that many of us have struggled with and clarifies why few of us have ever received God’s answer.
What you do and how you live are absolutely vital. Without action and fruit, all the theology in the world has little meaning. But what you believe determines how you act.
The Gospels, silent prayer and Jesus are our antidotes to divisiveness.
Through sacrifice and self-examination during Lent, God forms us into one people.
Are You there, God? You feel very close to God for a moment, during a hymn, during prayer, for a few hours or days and then it’s gone.
To be a mystic is simply to participate here and now in that real and eternal life; in the fullest, deepest sense. It is to share, as a free and conscious agent—not a servant, but a son — in God’s Kingdom, sweeping through pain and glory towards home in God.
In this busy world it is difficult to be aware of and develop our progress on the spiritual path. Three words provides an easy guide to monitor your growth.