The Christian life sure is difficult sometimes, isn't it? God asks us to leave behind our selfishness and devote ourselves to Jesus Christ in the service of others. This journey has a clear beginning and an even clearer end, but its path is littered with dangerous obstructions and precarious curves. Thankfully, its destination provides lasting, eternal rewards.
Chances are you have experienced the difficulty of losing your way on the journey. We've all been tempted to stray, to step away from the fundamentals of authentic Christian living toward the more immediate fulfillments we desire for ourselves. But God calls us to a life devoted to studying the Scriptures, to prayer, and most important, to knowing Christ Himself.
Let these articles, audio sermons, and resources remind you that the goal isn't just reaching our heavenly destination but walking closely with Jesus as we get there.
Chuck Swindoll notes that the push to achieve and advance in life causes many of us to forgo the roles for which we’re best suited. If we knew the true path to contentment, we would be able to resist these pressures and experience freedom.
In this age of entitlement, personal responsibility isn’t often discussed. Neither is the concept of sin. But just how many of our wrong choices can we blame on outside forces and influences? In this hard-hitting, convicting article, we are reminded to humbly acknowledge our own sins so we can learn to resist them, while also experiencing the...