And immediately Jesus stretched out His hand and caught him, and said to him, “O you of little faith, why did you
It’s not that easy. It wasn’t easy before, and it ain’t going to be that easy too. You will be forced, you will be pressurized, you will be compelled, you will be the sheep for the party, and you will be the chicken in the curry.
Fish out of water experience isn’t new to our Christian world. It’s been a hand-on experience from our giants of faith in the Bible. Noah was chosen and remained a remnant while his corporate world was sanctioned to be destroyed for its wickedness.
Now what? Jesus made it so clear when He said, you don’t belong here, and you are not of this world. My
Many of us have been born and brought up in a Christian family, many have accepted the Lord Jesus Christ in our personal life may be because of an incident that had a tremendous impact in our hearts,
World systems have become a part of today’s church services. From instant coffee and quick magi noodles, we have quick services for people who have busy schedules. We try our level best to make services look pleasing, appealing and short to the convenience of those who are busy. We entertain them in the church.
Every human being is born with an inbuilt desire to worship. Worship is the ultimate expression of a heart that is devoted to love, adore, serve and live for a deity. When it comes to the matter of which deity, a look around you tells that people differ in the matter of which deity is to be worshipped and how that deity is to be worshipped.
There are three noteworthy instances in the Bible where God rejected the worship offered to Him – one prior to the old covenant, one during the old covenant and one in the new covenant. It would do well to study these instances and glean lessons from them as to how we should not or we should worship our God and what kind of worship God would accept or reject and why.
The third instance is found in Acts chapter 5. The era of grace had just begun. The Holy Spirit was given to dwell in the hearts of those who repented, accepted and obeyed Jesus and lead them in His Way! With the ultimate sacrifice of Jesus on the cross, all the sacrificial rituals and ceremonies prescribed by God in the old covenant, which were just a type and shadow pointing to Jesus, were forever abolished.