Luke 5:1-11 (NIV) Jesus Calls His First Disciples 5 One day as Jesus was standing by the Lake of Gennesaret,[a] the people were crowding around him and listening to the word of God. 2 He saw at the water’s edge two boats, left there by the fishermen, who were washing their nets. 3 He got into one of the boats, the one […]
Romans 8:12-13 (HCSB) The Holy Spirit’s Ministries 12 So then, brothers, we are not obligated to the flesh to live according to the flesh, 13 for if you live according to the flesh, you are going to die. But if by the Spirit you put to death the deeds of the body, you will live.
The story of Gideon (Judges 6-7) is a great example of a man who experienced transformation, called the people together, was willing to move out of his comfort zone, and obeyed God. As we continue to strive towards accomplishing our vision in 2015 these four keys will guide us as we make progress in outreach, […]
What is your goal as a disciple of Christ?
In the first verses of James 1, James provides a progression of ideas that is required for believers to strive towards what needs to be our goal. Trials result in perseverance, perseverance results in spiritual maturity and spiritual maturity ultimately results in receiving the crown of life. It is the crown of life – the promise of eternal life that is our goal.