"Meditating on the scriptures should be the norm for the Christian, not the exception."
God is saying that, "Joshua, it's not what you know, it's who you know! If you know me, if you meditate on my Word, if you meditate on my Law, then you will succeed. Then, you will be prosperous. You can go out, Joshua, and study the art of war, but if you neglect my Word, you're going to lose." And isn't it amazing how many times we, as Christians, seek alternate advice, alternate counsel all the while, neglecting the Word of God. **originally preached on March 24, 2019**
"What do you do, as a Christian employee, when the commands of your boss collide with the commands of God?"
"Your work benefits your neighbor. You're doing good for others. You're performing some kind of activity that benefits not only yourself, but others. Your work provides you with the opportunity to do the will of God from the heart, to carry out the will of God with the right attitude, while providing you with the opportunity to serve with goodwill, to serve with a charitable and a helpful spirit".
"How have you responded, or how are you currently responding, to the circumstances of your job and perhaps that abrasive personality of your boss? Are you responding in such a way that God is glorified, or, is your response making your claim to faith in Christ ring hollow?"
What are some ways that parents provoke their children to anger? Here are at least eight ways to provoke your child to anger.
The responsibility of Christian parents is to raise their children for the glory of God. Christian parents are to raise their children in such a way that the children are drawn to Christ and not driven away from Christ.
Raising children is a difficult task complicated by the reality of living in a sinful world. Raising God honoring children is difficult but not impossible. Listen and learn how to raise children in a fallen world.
What does it mean to pray in the Spirit? What kind of prayer does the Spirit help us pray?
Do you have the heart to fight to win? If you are going to stand against the schemes of the devil then you must have an overwhelming desire to stand, to fight, to see God glorified. The good news is Gods's gives his children his Holy Spirit to help them create the desire they must have to stand in the evil day.