Are you a fearful person or a faithful person? Are you a worrier? Have you ever sensed God prompting you to obedience and trust, yet held back because of fear of what others would think of what it might cost you? In Luke 12, Jesus is encouraging his followers to live by faith and not […]
Don Whipple is the Executive Director of Bethesda Outreach Ministries. It is a ministry in South Africa to Orphans. Don presents three questions to consider from the book of James about our relationship with the Lord. It is so easy to be deceived and the danger is to genuinely miss the reality of the deception. […]
“I can forgive, but I will never forget.” Perhaps you have heard someone say something similar to that statement. Forgiveness is something that everyone wants to receive but find it difficult to give to others. However, to truly follow Christ is to forgive like Christ. We are most like Christ when we are forgiving. Our […]
Is Jesus worth following? The answer depends upon your motivation. The crowd in John 6 was eager to follow Jesus but soon realized that following Jesus meant something quite different than that which they were seeking. What about you? Why do you seek Jesus? The message ends with a song by John Waller – As […]
From one Follower to another, Peter wants us to see the unexpected, shocking concern, care, and compassion of the Savior of the World. He invites for you to know Him more and to grow in faith and understanding of the unending, personal, intimate love that He has for you. (The audio begins in the middle […]
Do you remember the day that you accepted the call of Jesus to Follow Him? By studying the life of Peter we can see three components of the irresistible call of God’s grace. What these components teach us about the call of God on our lives should help us to understand our role and responsibilities […]
Our worship of Jesus is directly correlated to our understanding of our sin. Most are highly aware of the darkness around them but it is the darkness within that Christ came expose and expel.