There are few places is the divide between the “liberal” and “conservative” Christian faith more evident than how each side understands the person of Jesus and what it means to be his disciples.
Use your mind to seek God in creative ways. Visualize yourself in a Bible story as you explore it as if you were there. Or place yourself into a different landscape or situation and allow the Holy Spirit to take you where it wills, as in this post.
God doesn’t need our bodies to access our minds. As Tennyson wrote in a poem, “closer is He then breathing, and nearer than hands and feet.”
God orchestrated an introduction for our exchange of surprising spiritual experiences.
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.
Silent centering prayer balances the mistaken understanding of prayer as a one-way conversation by focusing on what is being communicated from the other end of the telephone line.