Give it up. Allow yourself to be nobody. Have a seat at the end of the table and you might just find Jesus sitting there too.
Is our body life suffering because all of its parts live so far away?
Ask for God’s wisdom and strength and do your part in the lives of those you might influence.
If I prioritize production, I end up frustrated, and I actually abandon virtue and toy with anger or bitterness.
What if we walked into every day with the expectation that God hears and answers specific prayer?
Isaiah and the book of Revelation help us to connect the exile and restoration of Jerusalem with the brokenness and restoration of the world.
What if we all could get as much out of it as the teacher? What if we could all experience that process of learning together?
In his self-sacrifice, Jesus shows us the greatest expression of great love by laying down not only his life, but his reputation also.
Deciding to get on board with Jesus is a simple decision, but it’s also a major one with some crazy implications.
There are a myriad of things the Lord is calling us to do as a body and a myriad more he is calling you to do as an individual. And most of them are uncomfortable.
We take the things that are good for the Christian life, some of which God even requires of us, and give them unhealthy focus.
It is not about your house or your meal; it is about the Christ-centered fellowship that takes place at your house over your meal.
It is not enough just to be spiritually needy; we must recognize it, also.