There are many other things about the specifics of heaven that can be unpacked from scripture, but these two thoughts, that God is there, and that he has made a way for us to be citizens there, are the foundational understandings that should draw our eyes and our greatest desires to it.
I can’t say that I’ve achieved final victory over failure in life. It would be foolish to try to convince someone it’s even possible. Humans fail. Failure, and the results of it are a harsh and painful reality. What I can affirm, is that if I have any true victory or success at all in this life, it is ultimately because of God’s grace.
Don’t we love heroes? They’re the guy or gal that goes above and beyond the call to selflessly sacrifice for the sake of the “mission”. In the darkest hour, they shine bright. The history books praise their valor and we shower them with medals and gifts. They stepped up. I can remember one of my…
The real trouble with these things is how they actually represent God in our world. Words have power.
When Moses held up his hands the Israelites would win, when his hands got tired the Amalekites would be winning, so two men stood beside Moses supporting his hands and the Bible says, “his hands were steady till the going down of the sun.” The Israelites were victorious. We long to be like those two men who support the man of God so that the church can be victorious.
I don’t like to use my blog for a soap box often, but there’s something I have to get out there to share with my hunting and fishing brothers and sisters in Christ. We live in an incredible time to be a sportsman. There’s more info, more opportunities, and more gear than ever before to…
When things like this happen, it eats away from the epicenter of the offense, to the eyes and ears of all of those who desire to destroy this heritage.
Learning to add flavor to life as a Christian.