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Colossians 1 (The Will Of God)

Colossians 1:9-12

“For this reason we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to ask that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding; that you may walk worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing Him, being fruitful in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God; strengthened with all might, according to His glorious power, for all patience and longsuffering with joy; giving thanks to the Father who has qualified us to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in the light.” 525 more words

Making Disciples

Handling opposition to your faith

Now that you’ve heard about the blessings you’ll receive because you’ve joined up with Team Jesus, it’s time to read the fine print. In the Beatitudes at the beginning of his Sermon on the Mount, Jesus gives us eight keys to living abundantly, and I’ve spent the last seven weeks looking at them. 1,341 more words

Ruminations

The Cost of Discipleship

Sacrifice (Written November 12, 2014)

Wishing things could be different,

but I can’t change time

nor anyone’s mind.

All I can do is live my life. 226 more words

Christian

Let the Dead Bury the Dead

One day Jesus invited a man to follow Him and become His disciple—but the man refused. He said he would follow Jesus later, but first he wanted to go bury his father. 478 more words

Christianity

My Portion Forever

Several years ago, I accompanied a friend of mine who frequently led pastor conferences in different parts of the world on one of his trips to western Africa. 789 more words

Making Sense Of Suffering

Make your own Christ?

I opened up my laptop and this is what I saw amongst the list of e-mails.

I couldn’t get over the phrase ‘Make your own Christ’ … 333 more words

Faith

A Prayer for the Lost

I like being comfortable. With winter weather starting to slowly creep in, I love nothing more than to curl up on my couch with my favorite quilt, homemade apple cider, and an enthralling book. 1,166 more words