Do you realize that your Christian life is a spiritual battle? How are we to go about fighting in it? What are the tools and tactics for this war? In light of the stakes, we must be clear on this.
If we avoid peace for the sake of personal comfort then we prize peace over comfort. This is selfish, anti-gospel, and harmful to the church. Therefore it is something that we should make sure that we are not doing.
It is not simply the term mortification that is foreign to many today, it is also the practice. This post aims to familiarize the term and encourage the practice.
One of the ways we know we are living a Spirit-led life is if we see evidence that it is a sin-killing life.
Have you considered that your actions can hinder your greatest blessing?
Because backsliding and apostasy both look the same in their early stages we must be careful not to relativize or excuse patterns of spiritual apathy.
Many men are far too busy conquering fake lands, looking at fake women, and winning fake championships to follow Christ’s path of self-denying, cross-bearing, service.
Having a friend who is a Christian is a great blessing but having a Christian friendship is even better.
When (not if) things get hard in ministry you need to spend time in prayer for yourself and your people rather than feeding a critical spirit.
When we evaluate our lives in light of the end it tends to clarify our priorities.