Romans 12:2 tells us that we are not to be “conformed to this world”, but “transformed by the renewing of your mind.” The NLT renders the verse this way: “Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect.” This is not a suggestion, but is ESSENTIAL, not only to first becoming a born-again believer, but also to achieving and maintaining a victorious Christian life. So how does...Read More
Author: Lynn Metier
“With all prayer and petition pray at all times in the Spirit, and with this in view, be on the alert with all perseverance and petition for all the saints, and pray on my behalf, that utterance may be given to me in the opening of my mouth, to make known with boldness the mystery of the gospel, for which I am an ambassador in chains; that in proclaiming it I may speak boldly, as I ought to speak.” (Ephesians 6:18-20) One of the ways we can readily apply God’s word in our spiritual battles is by praying the...Read More
How do we protect our minds from ungodly influences? “Set your mind on the things above, not on the things that are on earth”Read More
- Reformation!One of the snares that we face individually and congregationally is developing a mindset of “business as usual”. There is a real danger in becoming a Christian of habit and not heart, but it is “with the heart one believes unto righteousness”. We must keep our relationship with Jesus coming from our heart. When Israel […]
- The Unleavened ChurchLeaven is a substance, such as yeast, used as the ingredient in dough or batter to make them rise. In the Scriptures leaven represents an evil influence, be it a lifestyle or a doctrine. We find the first Biblical reference to leaven in Genesis 19:3, where it is mentioned that Lot baked unleavened bread and […]
- All Things Become NewWhen a person comes to saving faith in Jesus, the motive for everything changes, because we do things not to earn favor with God, but to draw closer to Him and worship Him in Spirit and truth.
- Jesus Christ Is Lord!The Lordship of Jesus is established in the Scriptures. He was highly exalted following His obedience unto death, by which He tasted death for every man. In that exalted position, we acknowledge Him as Master and Lord. Christianity is more than a creed or a system of religious rituals. It is a Shepherd-sheep, Husband-wife relationship […]
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