When it comes to the prophecies that the Bible gives us about the future, there are absolutely zero that have to be fulfilled before Jesus can return. His coming back was as imminent and realistic a possibility for the people who walked with Jesus on this earth as they are for us today, twenty centuries later.
If God finished the work of redemption in Christ, and if God will certainly fulfill all of His Word concerning the future, then God will also certainly finish whatever He may begin in my own life.
Spiritual disciplines aren’t a means of earning any favor from God – that comes entirely by grace through our relationship with Jesus Christ. Spiritual disciplines simply create the capacity for us to hear and learn from God so that he can transform us into the likeness of Jesus Christ.
If you want to grow up in spiritual and emotional maturity, you have to learn to absorb criticism and correction well.
I’ve heard plenty of talk about discipleship and multiplication recently, and it usually goes something like this… If you want to make disciples the way… Read More »Doing Discipleship Post-Resurrection Style