I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. (Galatians 2:20) Christ lives in me! Paul, who wrote this, tells us (1 Timothy 1:12-17) the kind of man he had been: I was a blatant sinner, a blasphemer with a foul mouth. I was an […]
Soul Care, Part 2 – Four Friends for Your Soul
Pastor Colin introduces you to four friends for your soul, honored guests who come into your inner life and stay there: the Son of God, the Word of God, the fear of God, and the love of God. If you want to keep your heart right, you must make room for these guests.
Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God. (Colossians 3:16) 1. What the Word Is Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly. (Colossians 3:16) Notice that God’s communication with us, […]
God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us. (Romans 5:5) Think with me for a moment about the love of God. The quality of any love directly relates to the capacity of the being who gives it. Do insects experience love? It seems reasonable to […]