Article Library of Christian Thoughts ∑ November 21, 2017
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Columnist Shari Grants stresses the importance of being thankful for both the biggest and the smallest of God's mercies.
Recently, I discovered that Iím a decent public speaker. I disclose this fact not to glorify my so-called talent, but instead to demonstrate how God sees beyond our nervousness or insignificant hang-ups. He wants to radically use us in order to share the beautiful, timeless message of Jesus Christ. First, we need to get over ourselves. Iíll speak for myself. I need to suck it up and simply recognize that the discomfort of unfamiliarity is not nearly as burdensome as the pain of disobeying Godís direction for my life.
My wife loves New York City. It is a vibrant place to be. There is an energy to it that is unmistakable. You feel alive when you hit the streets. Itís like blood pulsing through your veins. Ever been there? Itís a city that doesnít sleep...
One of the three words that define submission is humility. The other two words are obedience and meekness. All three words are critical, if we are going to know and understand submission. Being humble has to do with, not being proud or arrogant and to put away oneís own importance. To be humbled is, to bring down oneís pride and arrogance...
A problem we have in the western world is that we work so hard and run so fast that the light we receive from Christ burns out in the world. The problem is that we have seen the process reversed due to our love for the world and not Christ. How do I know that?
This is a detailed testimony of my relationships with the people GOD placed in my life. The devil planned for me not to make it but GOD had other plans!