There is a costly choice that faith makes, for God has one Son without sin but no son without a cross. Do you face that choice right now? Or do you just need courage to endure in times like this? In all of this, there is confidence that faith enjoys.
What does the future hold for God’s people? When we see the world around us changing, we all wonder; ‘What does the future hold for our children and for our children’s children? Will they know times to be enjoyed or times to be endured?’
If your faith is burning low and you live a lot of regret, this message is for you. Where there is faith instead of regret, there will be worship.
Today we come to a very important questions: How do you know if you are on the path of repentance?
How do you know if you have really repented?
What are the marks of being on the path to a transformed life?
How could you recognize or discern true repentance in another person?
How will you respond when God’s plan is not what you would have chosen? What will you do when your prayer is not answered, when your hope is not fulfilled? Which way will you go?
Repentance and faith are so closely intertwined that one cannot exist without the other.
You cannot belief without repenting and you cannot repent without believing.
The two belong together like the sun’s heat and the sun’s light. They are distinct but cannot be separated.
What happened on the day of Pentecost was the Holy Spirit for us, what happened was the church! When the Holy Spirit comes into your life, He testifies and reveals Christ to you so that He can reveal Christ through you. To change you and to empower you so that you can take Christ into a lost world.
What do you need to receive from the hand of God? Faith is the means by which we receive. In order to receive we must ask, but when we ask we must ask with faith.
There is a warning that is very important for us today. Jesus is warning us about the danger of an empty profession. In other words, saying yes to God is of no value if you do not do what He says.
There is only one life that I can now offer to Christ and that is actually the life I am living right now. No life is perfect. No life is what we want it to be this side of heaven. This life with all its challenges we are facing, all the difficulties we have on our plate today, this is the life we are able to offer to Christ right now. Real life with all its troubles, that is what Christ is laying claim to. This is what I have to surrender and offer to Him.