God wants to use people. He provides everything needed. All God wants is willingness mixed with humility. When He finds that mix there is no limit to what God can do.
God Wants to Use Us
Paul is an example of the limitless ways God can, did, and continues to use Paul. As God already told us in 1 Chronicles 16:9, His eyes are searching today, as they have always been, looking for those who will seek Him wholeheartedly. God found a whole-hearted servant in Paul. Just the fact that we are reading this account is quite a testimony to what God can do if we invite Him to control our lives.
From conversion to martyrdom Paul never ceased to serve God. Though Paul like all of us was born a sinner, when he got saved he never seemed to coast. Instead, in his own words, he “ran the race” and “sought the prize”, and “finished the course”.
Pastor John Samuel Barnett continues his message on the factors involved in God provided salvation. When saved, we are called to set apart ourselves for God's special purpose and work. We are called to set apart our outlook on life. No longer do...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
In today's world and culture the grievest sin you could ever commit is to tell someone they are wrong. The worst person you can be is someone that not only says there is one way to do something but you're not celebrating the other ways. Yet, there...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Few things in life hurt as much as problems with those who are close to us in life.Most people invest most heavily in their family and friends; thus our wife, husband, children, and close friends become the precious treasures of life.So what...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Our real enemy today is not the latest terrorist who fills our newspapers, television, and radio, no the real enemy is old-Devil bin-Lucifer. He was the 1st terrorist when long ago in Heaven he threatened to hijack God's place. Old Devil...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
To protect us from being tricked as to our true spiritual condition, James gives 11 clear indicators of what an Authentic Christian looks like. You are assured of Authentic spiritual life when these areas are in line: * An AUTHENTIC (or...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
The test of our hearts is what our possessions do to our spirits. When you hear of a genuine need in a family, individual or ministry, what does it do to you?Do you start thinking of ways to help?To stretch your self in such a way as to give...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Take a look at the elements of a confident life with me. A confident life operates well in any conditions. James describes it in James 4:13-17. 1. The Purpose of my life is not to gather money . v. 13 2. The brevity of my life is part of God's...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
A Genuine Christian recognizes and turns from pride and its evils 4:1-12Like ink blots on a lovely white wedding dress, these verses in James stain his words to those 1st century church members.When Satan comes into the scene as John 10:10 says...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
The Book of James presents to us unvarnished Pioneer or Classic Christianity. He is right to the point. In his short letter of 108 verses there are no less than 50 commands. Want to grow in your spiritual life? James takes us to the heart of...[ abbreviated | read entire ]