Showing posts from November, 2013

Will The 'Real' Christians Please Stand Up?

This is the message we heard from Jesus  and now declare to you:  God is light, and there is no darkness in him at all.  So we are lying if we say we have fellowship with God  but go on living in spiritual darkness,  we are not practicing the truth.

I am walking in spiritual darkness when I pretend to have it all together. When by all appearances I am a 'good' Christian.  When I pretend that I am in need of nothing, this is when I am the most desperate and groping in spiritual darkness. When I actually believe this, I am wandering in the darkest of days. Spiritual darkness is not living in gross sin by human standards. Spiritual darkness is thinking I am better than I really am.

I can't walk in the truth if I'm living a lie. The courage to be who I am amidst the church. This is what I need. And the courage to admit myself to God. Living in the church can be a slow strangulation of life. Trying to fit in, to be like all the other Christians, is a death trap in the darkest…

This Is God At Work In Us

Jesus said,

" A time is coming when those who worship God must worship Him in spirit and in truth."

That day is now. A spiritual person is not necessarily someone with a lot of Bible knowledge, or someone who speaks as God's representative to His people, like a pastor or any sort of leader in the church. No, you do not have to be a church leader, or even a church goer, to be spiritual.

Being spiritual simply means being led by God's spirit.

Simple enough, eh?. Well.......

To be led by God's Spirit means that we yield ourselves to the Spirit's control of our lives. It means that we do not give in to the ever present and strong desires of our flesh. Let me put it this way, when we find ourselves in a situation where we feel the passion of our flesh taking over all reason and we feel unable to control our action/reaction, this is our strong fleshly carnal nature. This is our number one enemy to walking with and worshipping God in spirit and in truth. I find tha…