“Taking a stand” happens when you decide your allegiance, not when you charge the battlefield. Before you can stand firm in big moments, you must learn to stand in small matters. David’s life and example teach us that standing with God involves decisions about authority, power, and plans.
Christmas is about gifts and giving. Paul says love is the greatest gift; and today you will see that is true. First John repeats the theme of love, conveying a critical truth we celebrate at Christmas: Love builds relationships. Let’s discover three ways love builds relationships.
You can say “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me” because Jesus knows your need! Jesus not only knows your need, He also meets them. Jesus knows you need joy, training, and power.
Life does not allow us to choose our struggles. You not only face challenges and struggles but must also do so without instructions, clues, or help. Jesus satisfies every aspect of life, and He additionally gives peace in times of challenge.
People’s problems are bigger than the physical needs they see. Archie Perez presents three motivations for sharing the gospel. The Gospel is a message of both salvation and motivation.
Hansel and Gretel relied on breadcrumbs to find their way home. The Christian journey does not operate that way, since we have not yet been to our final destination! Paul reminds us that since Jesus directs our steps we must simply follow the trail.