Though the tide of the war has turned, the war itself is far from over. There is a part for US to play.
Humanity has been caught up in a terrible war with a vicious Enemy ever since the first temptation in the Garden of Eden. Jesus’ death and resurrection provided the turning point in that terrible war, but God is calling each of us who know Him to join Him in that battle by taking our stand […]
One command that humans have largely obeyed over the years is God’s glorious command to multiply and fill the earth. Embedded in this command is the idea that God made you to have sex with your spouse so you can fill the earth with baby “image-bearers.”
Humans were created by God to “subdue” the earth, which means to join Him in the battle against the forces of chaos to make the earth more fruitful and orderly and beautiful. This is truly a battle worth fighting, which we will never regret.
It’s easy to get into a relationship with God without realizing the implications of that decision. We forget that we now have a new boss, a whole new identity, and a brand-new set of obligations to keep. That moment of realization often is the moment of truth in our relationship with God – will we […]
When God tells is to wait for something that we really want, it’s easy for us to conclude that God doesn’t really care about us and then launch a backup plan to get what we think God has denied us. These plans never end well and should drive us back to trust in God’s timing […]