In my little sphere of the world, the beginning of 2018 has dealt out much loss. Here are 10 ways to deal with loss, taken from the story of Lazarus' death in John 11:1-45. I believe these 10 are things we tend to forget when dealing with loss, but they're so beneficial for our process of grieving and moving forward. I hope this reminder is encouraging.
The new year marks an opportunity for a new beginning! Usually a new year triggers something inside of us to leave last year in last year and begin again in this new year. So let’s take a look at how God views the new year in Scripture and 4 ways we can start the year in response.
As a new year approaches, with new commitments, plans, goals, and so on, I figured what better time to post about how to go about planning and discerning God's will. I hope this blesses you like it did others in prior years.
A fellow brother, whom I once pastored, asked if I could “provide a biblical example(s) where the apostles/disciples stood up and spoke out against social injustices.” Below is my response. I wrote this with, any believer who may also want to know this, in my mind. May we hear God’s heart and all be edified.
Many people don't know this about me, but I am a history buff. I find history fascinating! Ancient history, biblical history, history of philosophy, historical theology, western-culture history, Church history, and contemporary history. I love all of these!
Since God can be nothing less than incredible, the worship He deserves and requires can be nothing less than incredible. We are going to skim through the story of Nehemiah, park at chapter 9, and see how our incredible God showed up during then, the incredible worship the Israelites responded with, and how all this relates to us now.
"A God-centered worldview brings every issue, question, and cultural concern into submission to all that the Bible reveals, and frames all understanding within the ultimate purpose of bringing greater glory to God." -Albert Mohler