"So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love." But why is love the greatest of those three?
When we struggle we can find strength and courage to continue on knowing that God is by our side the whole way. What we don't want to find ourselves doing is constantly chasing the path of least resistance. When a project gets too big, or too hard, it's easy to find some new challenge to keep us busy, instead of putting in the hard work to tackle the real challenges God is pushing us towards.
If you want to understand the difference between the major 3 monotheistic religions - the defining trait that distinguishes and separates Judaism, Christianity, and Islam - look to how each addresses the character and nature of Jesus Christ.
You willingly spend time with those in your life that you love, shouldn’t you make the same commitment to your Lord and Savior? Pray in the good times, pray in the bad times - Prayers of praise and prayers of need.
We call on the Lord, and he answers. How much credit do we give God, the all powerful Creator of the Universe? Do we only pray for the small trivial things in life, secretly admitting if it's not answered we won’t be too upset? Do you approach God with doubt? As you know Him through personal prayer you will come closer to knowing the Power of the Holy Spirit. Pray for the big things, put your faith in God.
Communication is key to any relationship. It's how we connect, we share, and learn. That is why prayer is so important. It is the foundation of our faith because it builds our personal relationship with Jesus.
You are going to have a challenge to overcome this year. A battle to fight this month. A struggle this week. Maybe even an argument today. And when these moments arise its all to common to get caught up in the busyness of life and try to succeed on our own. We are called to be faithful … Continue reading Fear Not – Isaiah 41:11-13