Most, if not all, Christians know that prayer is a vital part of our relationship with God. However, at times there seems to be a disconnect between what we know about the importance of prayer and our pursuit of this discipline. We are helpless to accomplish anything of eternal significance without the power of God. […]
In Habakkuk’s conversation with the Lord, we see a very open and honest dialogue that reveals the prophet’s heart – his doubts and fears and most importantly, his yielding to God’s will. Surrender does not come easily to anyone, yet when we freely surrender to the King of kings, we discover that we can echo […]
What can we learn about following Christ from a Fig Tree? What was Jesus teaching about following Him by cursing a fruit tree and halting everything at the temple? Jesus has another lesson for us on faith but it is easy to miss it. Genuine followers of Jesus Christ have an active faith which produces […]
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. […]
Responding to the call to Follow Christ requires faith and obedience. The objective in Following Christ is to learn from Him and become like Him. This journey of faith can seem risky and scary until we see Jesus in all His glory. The drive to Follow Christ is fueled by beholding His glory. Unfortunately the […]
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 […]
How do we give thanks in the midst of trials? In II Chronicles 20 we find King Jehoshaphat doing just this. Listen to what we can learn from observing his very real struggle.