Herd Morality

Nietzsche called Christianity a ‘herd morality’, a ‘slave mentality’. I couldn’t agree more. Except, Christians are not shepherdless sheep. We have a Good Shepherd who willingly lays down his life for his sheep and has the power to take it up again. If this God is our Shepherd and we are his sheep, would we want it any other way?

Spiritual Battle

“Our minds must be set on: (1) Christ (Phil 2:5) (2) Humility (Rm 12:3, 16) (3) Discipline (2 Tm 1:7) (4) Excellent things (Phil 4:8) (5) Action (1 Pt 1:13) (6) Heavenly things (Col 3:1-2) The spiritual battle is won in the mind!”

Thoughtful Christians

“We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.” (2 Cor 10:5) Our thought life matters to God! It is (partly) how we show Him we love Him and how we set ourselves apart for Him in a godforsaken culture, which needs …Continue reading →

Focus on God

When we focus on our circumstances, God offends us and we offend Him. But when we focus on God, we offend our circumstances by being victorious over them. Hallelujah! We have the victory in Christ Jesus!

God’s Track Record

We want to overcome our fears with faith in God, but how do we do that? One way is to remember God in context to History. Recall what God has done throughout the ages for Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Joseph, Moses, David, et al. Particularly with the patriarchs, God was sovereign, providential, merciful, and He kept His promises! Now focus on …Continue reading →

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