Posts for tag #church
Micah 7:8 Rejoice not against me, O mine enemy: when I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, the LORD shall be a light unto me.
The first miracle of Jesus – turning water to wine at the wedding in Cana. What was His purpose? Who are we in this story? (Jo 2:1-11)
The Enemy would always wish to “talk into” the faith of the believer. Jesus Christ is the same, Who he was on the cross, and He is not about to change, Why would we then?
When you can keep running the race despite all the reasons in the world to quit it, it is greater grace. When you stay on course, God can give you a new meaning to all things, and show stuff, you didn’t even know existed.
(Eph 2:1-7, 1Cor 13:4-8)
The devil’s work can be seen well in the church as well. We need spiritual discernment. What do you use it for?
People look for freedom. Christ has already set us free and he setting us free. 4 characteristics of your freedom – know them so you would live well in it and use it well.
(Isa 1:5; 11:6, 43:10-11, 64.5; Hab 3:17-19; 1Cor 11:19; Rom 5:8, 6:6,14, 8:2,5,8; Gal 1:10, 5:1,13; Eph 6:11-12; Heb 4:12)
There is a river that is unseen but it can be found. It is not only able to turn your attention away from the circumstances but also able to save your spiritual life.
We love those stories with happy endings in our lives when we know that I had nothing to do with it. But we know well: Unless the Lord builds the house, they labor in vain who build it. What was Paul’s prayer that was so important for the Holy Spirit? Could it be our prayer as well?
(Luk 5:12-13; Phili 1:8-11)
The environment, the culture has an influence but these do not bring great changes. The church is the right environment for us. But the perfect environment in itself does not guarantee spirituality. How deep can the Word of God go in your heart?
(1 Sam 3:1)
People can be influenced in 3 ways – pressure, bearing, drawing. Drawing operates by love. This love is our greatest need. What kind of love is this? What are the characteristics of it?
(Gen 14.; 2 Kings 5.; Song of Solomon 3:5; Hos 14:4; Sof 3:17)
This discussion was held in connection with the message The Family of God.
(September 28, 2016, Wednesday)
This discussion was held in connection with the message Who is Jesus? What did He do for us? What should we do know?.
(September 21, 2016, Wednesday)
We rejoice in Christ. We gather together in His name. We are here for Gods glory. Christ dwells in us. We are named after His name. What happens when we gather in His name? What happens when the Spirit is in us? The Holy Spirit points to Christ and we know Him. When the Spirit is in us and we drink from the same Spirit shows Christ to us and we know Him. It’s an honor to know Him.
(Heb 1:3-4, 7:16-17,25, 10:19-25)
Judging or releasing – whatever the principal is – is nothing else but the Tree of the knowledge of good and evil. By the mercy of God we are freely justified. What did the newness of the Spirit bring? What will you do with it?
(Ro 2:12,14-15, 3:24,28, 7:6)
Both, the enemy and the Holy Trinity have supernatural unity. What makes the difference between the reflector and the laser beam? Which one is stronger? What gives its power? The unity of the Holy Trinity is so wonderful! That gives the growth in the church. Why though?
(Job 41:14-16, Psa 8:6, Eph 4:1-6, Gal 4:4, Jn 12:49-50, 16:7, Col 2:9, Phil 2:8, 10:24, James 2:19)
We have a lot of ideas, thoughts about what it means to minister. In the world it’s not popular if someone minister and the motivation behind it is many times the bad conscience because I want to repay. The other popular motivation is to tap themselves on the shoulder.
There is danger in the ministry in Christianity as well. Because we easily think: „I come here to church so I have to minister.” Meanwhile we miss the point.
Many times we think about ministry that this is a method or a tool by which we will become more special or more of a Christian but this is a lie. This is not what gives our value.
In the New Testament, there is an often-used, wonderful expression – “one another”. It is not used as in „Correct one another! … Judge one another! …”; but this one another principle is about the brethren being each other’s armorbearer in the Spiritual battle: „Receive one another! … Bear one another! … Forgive one another!…
Money and power, greed, great willingness to compromise – if anything starts out with that, can anything good come out of it? If you toss a bar of gold in the slop, will it change its nature? The church is the work of God. Can anyting spoil it then? (Num 22-24., Ro 8:36-39, 2Cor 2:11,…
It doesn’t really matter which church of our ministry we are in, it is as a home for us. (Eph 4:16) Do we understate, explain away, deny, to cover up the problem? Honesty and the power of God are better alternatives. (2Tim 3:5, Tit 2:12, 1Jo 1:8-9) God has committed to saving us in our…
Satan loves to distort the details. There is a never ending commentary from the world. However, in the grace of God there is always a solution for every situation, every detail. (1Cor 12:26) When God created man He placed a “chip” in his soul – a “chip” that makes man a man. This is not…