Through the power of the Holy Spirit, we become enlightened to this simple and yet wonderful truth. It is where we receive sustenance from the Lord. This is because, through the Spirit of Christ, we are affected in a manner in which our lives are completely transformed. … More Our chiefest endeavor
Read: Mark 4:35-41When Jesus woke up, he rebuked the wind and said to the waves, “Silence! Be still!” (Mark 4:39). When I visited the land of Israel, I was surprised by the small size of the Sea of Galilee. This was no sea, but merely a lake some 21 kilometers long and 13 kilometers wide. … More Today’s Devotional | Our Daily Journey | With Us
This morning’s devotion and commentary comes from Our Daily Bread by Philip Yancey. When asked by a lawyer to identify the most important rule in life, Jesus replied, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength” (Mark 12:30). In … More Loving God – Fundamental and important command
Every year is a fresh start to focus on those resolutions one has made. How committed are you to your goals? Are you serious about dropping some weight? Are you truly ready to change your life for the better? Looking to save money? Seeking to pay off some debt? How about your spiritual life? Where … More Are you going without God in the new year?
The theme for 2014 here at Christian Apologia is Revelation 3:20-21. Learning to hear the word of God and letting it abide in us will deepen our faith to follow in the footsteps of our Savior. … More CA Scripture theme for 2014
I happened upon a particular article in regards to the Apostle Paul and what he shared with the Christian believers in Corinth. The article claims that the Apostle Paul utilized deception as part of his “evangelistic means” in order to gain followers to Christ and Christianity. The evidence, according to this article, is found in … More Apostle Paul – a deceitful missionary?
23 When He got into the boat, His disciples followed Him. 24 And behold, there arose a great storm on the sea, so that the boat was being covered with the waves; but Jesus Himself was asleep. 25 And they came to Him and woke Him, saying, “Save us, Lord; we are perishing!” 26 He … More Matthew 8:26 | “You men of little faith”
Speaking to his disciples, Jesus Christ says: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world (John 16:33). This was stated in relation to the many trials and tribulations the disciples would soon face. Today, how do we find the sense of peace and cheer when we face our own trials in life? The answer is … More The Mindful Christian in a Post-Christian Era
The season of fall is here and the holidays are fast approaching with Thanksgiving and Christmas right around the corner. Yet, how distracted are we from those who are wounded in the battle of life? Today’s devotion comes from Our Daily Bread by Randy Kilgore. Recounting an event that occurred during the US Civil War, Kilgore … More A call to become merciful
Today’s devotion comes from My Utmost for His Highest by Oswald Chambers. It focuses on missionary work and the call of Christ to “go and make disciples of all nations” (Matthew 28:18-19). Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, ’All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. Go therefore and make disciples … More My Utmost for His Highest | Key to Missionary’s Work (1)
Today’s devotion comes from Oswald Chambers, My Utmost for His Highest where the concept of divine control is the focus. The text referenced in this devotion is Matthew 7:13 and provides a simplistic recipe in how we look to our Heavenly Father to seek divine help in our lives. …a disciple must maintain an attitude of perfect trust and … More Divine control in the Christian life