Naked and ashamed before a Sovereign God

Our first parents hid themselves out of shame and guilt. Like Adam, we are afraid because of our own nakedness before a Sovereign God. They attempted to cover themselves with fig leaves. Through their disobedience in partaking of the fruit of the tree of knowledge of good and evil, Adam and Eve placed humanity under the consequences of sin and death. Through Christ, we receive redemption and a new nature. … More Naked and ashamed before a Sovereign God

My Utmost for His Highest by Oswald Chambers | Intercessory Prayer

…men always ought to pray and not lose heart. —Luke 18:1   You cannot truly intercede through prayer if you do not believe in the reality of redemption. Instead, you will simply be turning intercession into useless sympathy for others, which will serve only to increase the contentment they have for remaining out of touch … More My Utmost for His Highest by Oswald Chambers | Intercessory Prayer

Today’s Devotional | Our Daily Journey |What can’t be seen

Read: 2 Corinthians 4:14-18 We fix our gaze on things that cannot be seen (2 Corinthians 4:18). On a Thursday, my friends’ 10-year-old daughter was laughing and playing with her family and friends. The following Monday, she was in heaven. The lovely little girl was abruptly stricken with a rare form of malaria that took … More Today’s Devotional | Our Daily Journey |What can’t be seen

How to Respond to the Harshest Critic – Christian Career, Job Development, Calling

Why is it that we seem to notice every flaw, missed step, and wrong turn and never seem to appreciate what we do right? It’s as if we’re looking to put ourselves down before someone else gets a chance. Meanwhile, we put on labels we were never meant to wear. You’re not good enough. You’re … More How to Respond to the Harshest Critic – Christian Career, Job Development, Calling

4 Teachings of Jesus That His Followers (Almost) Never Take Seriously | Brandan Robertson

It’s no secret that those of us who claim to follow Jesus Christ consistently fall short of living up to the way of life of our Rabbi. Being a disciple of Jesus is a lifelong journey towards conforming ourselves to the image and way of life that Jesus taught. However, so often, followers of Jesus … More 4 Teachings of Jesus That His Followers (Almost) Never Take Seriously | Brandan Robertson

How four secret ingredients is able to ignite and sustain an authentic Christian life

Want to know the four secret ingredients to a happy and sustaining authentic Christian life? Sure you do, especially if one is struggling with a crisis of faith, doubt, or moderately curious as to what the Christian life has to offer them. These four secret ingredients are simple and practical. Want to boost your faith … More How four secret ingredients is able to ignite and sustain an authentic Christian life

In their own words: Same-Gender Attraction and the Christian Faith

Could a man (or woman) have same-sex attraction and still remain faithfully married, raising a family and be a devout member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints or a Christian? The answer is not as simple as a yes or no. However, and regardless of the complexities such an individual would face, … More In their own words: Same-Gender Attraction and the Christian Faith

Admonitions, useful for an authentic spiritual life in Christ

Reader’s Note: The following articles are from a small book “Imitation of Christ.” Published by H. M. Caldwell Company. Written by a monastic monk, Thomas A. Kempis. The copy I possess has no publication date, however, has an introduction by H. C. Beeching, M.A. These articles are presented here as a devotional for continued meditation … More Admonitions, useful for an authentic spiritual life in Christ