Christians have a spiritual enemy who will stop at nothing to prevent them from becoming all that God has called them to be in Christ. Because of this, Christ-followers must guard themselves against the unseen spiritual forces that work against them in their daily lives.
Marriage is a sacred and meaningful relationship between husbands, wives and God. It’s meaning comes from the way God has designed it to reflect Jesus and his Church. When husbands and wives commit to one another in the Gospel, they are on the path to flourishing in Christ together.
To be a Christian is to believe in and follow Jesus. It means both trusting in what he’s done and following his example. We are to both believe in him and to become like him.
Those who believe in Christ have been made new by Christ. Having been forgiven of their sins, they are to make every effort to leave the life they lived before Christ by embracing all that God has for them in Christ.
The Church is the Body of Christ. Each person is a member of that body, brought together in Christ to help one another reach maturity in the faith. When each member gives him or herself to the other members of the Church, the Body of Christ grows healthy and strong.
When Christ unites us, it results in peace, confidence and strength through discipleship, mission and a sense of family within the church. When anything but Jesus is the reason we call ourselves united, our church divides and falls. Paul shares with us not only how Jesus unites his church, but also why it’s important.
In recent years, humanity’s unresponsive disinterest in God has been considered by some to be the personal choice of rational thinkers. Others have considered it to be the result of the Church’s failure to remain relevant in a modern world. But is the problem really that simple? Could the root issue lie much further below […]