Don’t Underestimate the Value of Prayer

…and have put on the new nature, which is being renewed in knowledge after the image of its creator.  Colossians 3:10 RSV Through prayer in the Holy Spirit we need to focus our thoughts upon the Father asking for a fuller understanding of His love.  But prayer is so hard in our age of multimediaContinue reading “Don’t Underestimate the Value of Prayer”

Chapter 3 – The Faithful Act Like They Know Christ (Continued)

English: Ascension of Christ (Photo credit: Wikipedia) “Ascension.  He ‘hath raised us up together, and made us sit together’ with Him in the heavenlies.  This is much more than resurrection.  It is ascension.  It is taking the place of accomplished victory and conceded right, and sitting down in an attitude of complete repose, from henceforthContinue reading “Chapter 3 – The Faithful Act Like They Know Christ (Continued)”

Chapter 3 – The Faithful Act Like They Know Christ

1 So if you’re serious about living this new resurrection life with Christ, act like it.  Pursue the things over which Christ presides. 2 Don’t shuffle along, eyes to the ground, absorbed with the things right in front of you.  Look up, and be alert to what is going on around Christ–that’s where the actionContinue reading “Chapter 3 – The Faithful Act Like They Know Christ”

What Does Faithful Mean? (Continued)

Holy Spirit 27 (Photo credit: Waiting For The Word) In relation to verse 11 of Colossians we need patience, which will give us the endurance we need to consistently and faithfully obey God.  If we are faithful over our lives, then we will receive the promise of heaven’s reward and see the glory of GodContinue reading “What Does Faithful Mean? (Continued)”

What Does Faithful Mean? (Continued)

Vs. 5 The lines of purpose in your lives never grow slack, tightly tied as they are to your future in heaven, kept taut by hope.  THE MESSAGE vs. 5 Because of the hope [of experiencing what is] laid up (reserved and waiting) for you in heaven.  Of this [hope] you heard in the pastContinue reading “What Does Faithful Mean? (Continued)”