“The Lord is your keeper” (Psalm 121:5); “My help comes from the Lord” (Psalm 121:2). Such words fill us with hope – and they call us to prayer. They do not fill us with a superficial optimism. They stir us to receive more of the Lord’s help, and to know more of His keeping power. […]Read More Build For The Future – Pray And Witness.
Here are some thoughts from Local Church Evangelism, edited by David Wright and Alastair Gray. Worship comes first. “Praise is the primary form of the communication, the sheer enjoyment of the grace of God in our lives – all other communication is an overflow of this, the spread of its scent, affirming in appropriate ways, […]Read More Looking up to God and looking out to our community
“Come to him … be yourselves built into a spiritual house” (1 Peter 2:4-5). This speaks to us of personal conversion and life in fellowship with God’s people. The life of holiness, to which we are called, is to be lived in fellowship with God’s people. We are to encourage one another to live a […]Read More Faith, Holiness, Worship And Witness
– We are to be believers in Christ. We receive the Spirit by faith (Galatians 3:14). – We are to be followers of Christ. We are to live the life of a disciple. We must always remember that “faith without works is dead” (James 2:17). True faith expresses itself in a changed life – “I […]Read More “What are we to be in Christ?”
We ask the question, “How are we to worship God?” We must also ask the question, “How are we to witness for Him?” Worship and witness belong together. * Worship which does not lead to witness is incomplete. True worship does not end the moment you step outside of the church building. True worship shapes […]Read More Worship and Witness
In all of our witnessing for Christ, we must never forget that the Christian’s concern is not simply with winning an argument but with leading others in the entirety of their existence to faith in Christ.In our witness for Christ, the most important thing is love. The importance of having love in all that we […]Read More Witnessing For Christ
The importance of having love in all that we do is emphasized in a modern song, entitled, “Witness”: “I witnessed to a man today. I witnessed to his wife. I told them ’bout the way and I told them ’bout the life. I told them that they needed to surrender to the Lord. I told […]Read More The Most Important Thing Is Love.