When circumstances look their bleakest, such is the hour for the heroes of faith to arise from the ash of difficulty. The Church of Jesus Christ needs to be reminded of our heroic heritage, and we need to be freshly stirred to realize that men and women in history past have faced far more formidable odds and circumstances than we are facing right now in the year 2021.
We are in the midst of a spiritual battle. There is an enemy and he desires the destruction of the Church. But, praise God, the enemy doesn’t just get everything he desires. God has supplied weaponry to His saints and equipped them for every good work.
Jesus desires us to throw off all the weights that are besetting us and run this race with vim and vigor. May we see the end of ox carts and see a radical return to the version of Christianity that joyfully embraces crosses and enthusiastically sings in prison cells.
Along the Christian journey we are going to encounter weakness in those that are walking beside us down the Narrow Way. How should we respond to this weakness? And — surprise, surprise — we are also going to encounter weakness in ourselves as we follow in the footsteps of Christ.
Even today, God is speaking to His Children. His primary means of doing this is through His Word. However, the text of the Bible, if left all by its lonesome, hangs heavily like an unwieldy sword in the hand of a listless warrior if it is not coupled with the swinging and parrying power of the Holy Spirit dwelling within the man or woman of God
In today’s video I share about building our Christianity around Jesus and Him crucified and setting Him as our North Star, as well as what happens to the Church when we do…
The Sons of Issachar were noted in Scripture for “understanding the times in which they lived.” This is an attribute of strength that would serve the Church well at present. We need a clear grip on God’s purposes in this hour and know precisely how to bring the Gospel to this confused and needy world as a result of this change.