Spiritual pride, spiritual elitism, and super-spirituality are all cancers in the Body of Christ…..
We need to be established in the ultimate Divine affirmation….
Why allow irrelevant tradition to render the word of God ineffective in our lives when we can rise above its limitations and experience the fulfillment of all of God’s promises….
Come to Jesus and come to church aren’t necessarily the same thing…..
It is time for some sacred cow-tipping…..
1 Peter 1: 3 – 9
3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His abundant mercy has begotten us again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, 4 to an inheritance incorruptible and undefiled and that does not fade away, reserved in heaven for you, 5 who are kept by the power of God through faith for salvation ready to be revealed in the last time. 6 In this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while, if need be, you have been grieved by various trials, 7 that the genuineness of your faith, being much more precious than gold that perishes, though it is tested by fire, may be found to praise, honor, and glory at the revelation of Jesus Christ, 8 whom having not seen you love. Though now you do not see Him, yet believing, you rejoice with joy inexpressible and full of glory, 9 receiving the end of your faith—the salvation of your souls.
I was talking to a guy a few years ago and he said he was starting a job in the oil industry that involved something called ‘non-destructive testing’. I remember thinking at the time that it sounded a lot like the life of faith. Our Father will allow our faith to be tested but he will not permit us to be destroyed. Continue reading 'New Wine for New Wineskins August 2014'»
A little help on how to get from one to the other……