Instead he suggests asking ourselves a question when something negative happens: What does this experience make possible?
Are the attitudes of unselfish humility, joyful acceptance, strong determination, and genuine thanksgiving evident in the way you respond to circumstances? Maybe it's time to make some changes.
Instead, it will be a judgment to determine our rewards based on how well we have followed Christ. On that day, Jesus will examine and reveal our motives and the quality of our service.
A good way to think about contentment is Christ-sufficiency, not self-sufficiency.
In this context, integrity takes on a new level of significance. It means being consistent with who we now are in Christ.
This life transforming integrity is implanted by sincere faith in God and inspired by embracing His Word. In his psalm I call the Psalm of Integrity (Psalm 15), David lays out four ways integrity is revealed in our lives.
In my experience saying no to temptation is tough every time. But it’s a lot easier than trying to say no after you have compromised. How do we stay honest? Here are three suggestions.
As followers of our Lord, we believe He leads us in a certain direction in pursuit of a precise goal. His leading is unmistakably clear. Not necessarily logical or explainable, but clear.
In May 2015 no broadcast was streamed more on insightforliving.ca than Chuck’s message on women’s roles in the Church. And it makes sense—what Scripture says and what culture says about a woman’s role is different!