March 1, 2017, lunch rap
Posts for tag #shame
The consequence of the fall is shame, guilt and fear. What do these mean? How do they have an influence on man’s life? As a believer you can accomplish and do anything in your life but you cannot quiet down these three things. Only Jesus is able for that and He has already done it. You only need to hear, and hear it well as He speaks because as Christians we can misunderstand His voice.
When God moves you, you need to go. (Jer 29:11, Isa 55:8-9) Our relationship with Jesus is a precious one, yet how easily we slip. Our hearts are ready, but sometimes we get tired, sleep in. It is easy for us to miss the main thing. We have an enemy who deceitfully calms us, and […]
This discussion was held in connection with the message When It’s Evidently Over (Easter III) on March 27, 2016, Sunday.
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 […]
„Come and see!” Jesus sees us and knows us. It is in vain to try to hide from Him. He can identify with you so wonderfully. When you see that, it delivers you. You just need to discern your need. (Gen 3:9-10, Jo 1:43-50)
Communion (1Cor 11:23-26, Jo 1:14, 6:57) The consequence of the fall is shame. Self-appreciation doesn’t cut it. The world gives you appreciation but also threatens with shame. Before God you stand, and this gives youo dignity, not only before Him, but before others and yourself. If there is dignity, there also is humility. There is […]
Shame, fear, insecurity, guilt… – it all has cehmistry, leads to a rotting of bones. Wisdom, encouragement, love among us – spiritual life also has chemistry to it. Let that work in marriage, friendship, in the church, for this is the honor of our lives from God. (Prov 12:4 )
People seek mercy, and we know just where to look for it. The Canaanite woman had simplicity, steadfastness and hung on to Jesus. She had no conditions, and found mercy. God answers again and again. (Ro 8:28 , Mt 15:21-28, Psa 4:7-9)