Unfortunately, most who call upon the Name of Jesus Christ are not living the fulfilled life. Most are controlled by their schedules, rushing from one event to another with little time to relax in between. Worry, anxiety, and stress have become so commonplace, that many don’t realize how much it is affecting their physical and mental health. They don’t realize that when people blow up in public that they have reached their breaking point. When this happens, they don’t understand that anxiety and stress have won the day and crushed another soul. These people are not living the fulfilled life in Christ. Most don’t realize that in the beginning technology was created to save us time and to be more productive. However, what we as a people have gained in productivity, we have lost tenfold, by leading us into a life of captivity to our devices. From morning till night many are glued to their cellphones and computer screens, not just for work, but for all of life. Schedules, alarms, notifications, popups, email, and text messages, continually pull us in one direction then another. Then whatever free time we thought we had, is now gobbled up by the ever-growing social medial platforms, all competing for your time, your money, and your soul. Dear friends, this is not the life that we were created for. If you are interested in living the fulfilled life, then continue reading. Continue reading Are You Living the Fulfilled Life?
Give us ears, Oh Lord, to hear what you are saying, about what is going on in the world. We must ask, “Do you really want to know?” In one word, pandemonium. Stark raving madness, unimaginable fear, unnerving stress, uncontrollable anger, thoughts of suicide, or striking back to harm others is running rampant throughout the entire world. Nearly every person is being affected by one or more psychological problems known to man, driving many into a dark pit of depression, while many others feel as if they will explode from within. No, this is not some sci-fi movie, it’s happening now. It’s reality. So, what is happening that could cause such chaotic behavior? Could this help us to see what is on the horizon, to see clearly the things to come? Let’s listen to what God is saying, while we still have ears to hear. Let me say upfront, this is not another conspiracy theory, but it will be our last warning of things to come. For over two thousand years from the writing of the book of Revelation to the present day, many have sounded the warning of things to come. So, what makes this warning different will become self-evident later in the article. Continue reading What Does God Say Concerning Things to Come?
God sees everything is probably one of the most amazing verses in the Bible. I would venture to say that most of humanity doesn’t know that and the ones that do, rarely think about it. Yet, the Bible says, “The eyes of the LORD are in every place, beholding the evil and the good” (Proverbs 15:3). “Both the evil and the good,” I can’t even imagine how God must feel as He beholds all the evil in the world, all of it, instantly as it’s happening, in real-time. Just to say, it breaks His heart, which I am sure It does, misses the depth of what’s happening. God since the creation of the world has put forth and established certain rules that govern all of nature including the crown of creation, humanity. There is no escaping it, there is no way to get around it. There is the law of cause and effect. For every cause, there is an effect. It is the rule of nature and the only one in the universe that can change it is God, or one in whom God empowers. More about that later. For now, let’s concentrate on the cause and effect, especially as to how it’s related to all of humanity, without exception. Continue reading Sowing and Reaping – God Sees
Oh Lord, please show us how to confront a world with so much hate and open hostility towards one another. Please show us how to confront an increasingly anti-Christian world, even before the revealing of the dreaded Antichrist. The voice of Christianity, once larger than life, in this world and specifically in America, is almost nonexistent. It’s almost nonexistent in the public square by creating tremendous restrictions from openly proclaiming God’s truth in every area of society including social media, although lawlessness has full reign with almost no restrictions. The positive voice of Christianity on the news media is replaced with constant negative reporting, and the voice of hate and lawlessness is constantly aired. The encouraging voice of Christianity in public education is replaced with giving voice to other religions and promoting every perverted lifestyle; the sad result is unimaginable lawlessness in the face of our precious children. So, how do we confront this evil world? Legislating morality doesn’t work, boycotting doesn’t work, rioting in the streets doesn’t work, and even voting in the other political party doesn’t work. Only one thing will. We must learn how to share the simple Gospel and start acting like Christians by following Christ in His path to victory. Continue reading How to Confront an Evil World
There is something uniquely different about God’s children. We rarely look back either to reminisce or painfully evaluate past failures. We are a forward-looking people, a true anomaly in the modern world. This is something fallen humanity would love to experience all the time. However, if they are honest, they spend a great deal of their time looking back. They look back not only to evaluate past failures or reminisce but to do something far more damaging. Their obsession of always looking back, further than current events, enters into a deep chasm of captivity. Clearly, this abyss of one’s personal journey is not the same thing as the concrete historical events etched into the annuals of a nation’s heritage. It is, on the other hand, a collection of beliefs about oneself that they have adopted over time, which they believe can never change. It is a collection of past events that they believe have had an incurable effect on their physical or psychological wellbeing. As we shall see, these people tend to get trapped in the past causing them unending turmoil, which adversely affects their lives. Continue reading We Are Forward-Looking People