Humility to be a servant leader does not come from thinking we are better than others, or can lay claim to some man-made title. It comes from recognizing who we are, as one under the sovereignty of God gifted by Him for the task of leading.
When we come to a passage such as Ephesians 6:13-20, our tendency is to think that we need to be strong in ourselves.
First impressions are seldom correct. We’re quick to judge others but a better approach is to choose to see the best in each other and extend grace. It’s something we all need.
You can’t play games fairly without keeping the rules and the same logic applies to life. Rules set boundaries for us in how we should live but they don’t stop us from stop doing what wrong. God’s law is not the cause of our wrongdoing it simply reveals it to us.
As another new year dawns, we at Insight for Living Canada want to help you and others understand our culture and realize how relevant the Scriptures are when we face the strong tide of popular opinions in this “politically correct” culture.
If you allow it, tragedy can pull you closer to the Lord than you’ve ever been. God doesn’t leave you in hard times, He comes closer and He stays nearer.
How do you measure your spiritual activity? By how full your calendar is? Chuck Swindoll says that sometimes true growth comes only from clearing your schedule.