The Place Of The Word In Your Life
What value do you place on the word of God? Your value of the word determines how often and how much you study it, and consequently how much of God is delivered into you. The place of the word in your life determines your victories and successes in life. It is your manual for life on earth. This article emphasizes the importance of having the word of the Lord as number one priority in your life.Seedtime And Harvest-Give And It Shall Be Given Back To You
Do you desire a financial breakthrough? As long we are on earth, we will need money for daily needs and wants. Having more than enough is ideal so that you will be a blessing to others. However, many are barely scratching to meet their needs not to talk of meeting the needs of others. Thank God there is a way out! This article shares the basis of financial prosperity: seed-time and harvest.5 Metaphysical Myths Discredited
The New Age marketplace includes many honorable individuals sincerely striving to offer genuine self-help and spiritual methods to help others and make this world a better place. However, it also includes its share of scam artists.Sacrifice and Survival (Armistice Day 2018)
“(Jesus) sat down opposite the treasury, and watched the crowd putting money intothe treasury. Many rich people put in large sums. 42A poor widow came and put intwo small copper coins, which are worth a penny.How Hard for a Rich Man to Enter the Kingdom (Mark 10:17-31)
“Then Jesus looked around and said to his disciples, “How hard it will be for those who have wealth to enter the kingdom of God!”” (Mark 10:23) Last week I wasn’t at my post at Holy Trinity. I was out in the bush, leading a small but courageous troop of wilderness warriors in a series of death-defying challenges, aimed at conquering their harsh environment.Encountering the Other (A Sermon on Job 24:3-6)
3 You asked, ‘Who is this that obscures my plans without knowledge?’ Surely, I spoke of things I did not understand, things too wonderful for me to know. 4 “You said, ‘Listen now, and I will speak; I will question you, and you shall answer me.The Secular Side of God (A Sermon on Esther)
“When the king returned from the palace garden to the banquet hall, Haman hadthrown himself on the couch where Esther was reclining; and the king said, “Willhe even assault the queen in my presence, in my own house?” As the words leftthe mouth of the king, they covered Haman’s face.” (Esther 7:8) It’s hard to avoid the book of Esther when it pops up in the lectionary every three years, and yet, the more often this book comes around, the less comfortable I feel preaching on it.The Contemporariness of Being Old Fashioned – This Is More and Deeper Than Philosophy!
This is one of the most significant areas of study and reflection I have undergone this year – and it may be one of the most important pieces I have written – because when we understand this so many other aspect of thought fall into place. When we are challenged about our attitude to the Bible, how are we to answer? Might someone who approaches with such a question really want to know? Could it be an invitation to serious enquiry, or is the remark a superficial flippant dismissal? “That is just your opinion – a most subjective view.” It is invariably helpful to ask the curious enquirer, “Tell me what is your interpretation?” “You are too narrow” can be a favourite objection or accusation. It was Jesus himself who taught that the way is narrow and few there be that find it. ‘Old fashioned’ is another comment. Well, we came into this world in an old fashioned way and we will go out of it in an old fashioned way.Timing Is Crucially and Critically Important in Virtually Every Area and Dimension of Life!
Worry is worthless. Worry cannot change the past, or affect the future – it can spoil the present. Can we learn anything about timing from the Scriptures in the Bible that will help us and encourage us to improve in this vital matter of timing. So much in life can depend upon timing. Those in business and people pursuing careers, and possible promotion, need to hone their ability regarding timing. The birth of Jesus Christ teaches much about God’s timing. God has a timetable for everything that happens. The ‘right time’ is used on over 90 occasions in the Bible. This is not a minor theme. If you wish to enhance your ability to time scenarios better then seek to improve your skills in timing.Karma Is Sometimes Complicated
The metaphysical definition of karma is a direct and clear action, then reaction, such as diligently striving to be a successful performer in several lifetimes, then finally succeeding in a subsequent lifetime. Many people toss around the word karma, even those who don’t believe in reincarnation (though you can’t have one without the other).