The Missional, Merciful, WORSHIPFUL Christian (Part 4 of 4)

The contrast of sisters, Mary and Martha, in this chapter is well known. Martha nervously toiled to get lunch on the table while her sister sat serenely at Jesus’ feet. In my twenties when I was first learning how to commune with the Lord in prayer and worship, the Spirit pointed me to this story, …

The Missional, Merciful, Worshipful Christian (Part 2 of 4)

[If you haven't read Part 1, I advise you to a take a few minutes to do so before reading on...] The second problematic tendency is the opposite of the first. Instead of disrespecting our brothers and sisters of another ilk, we respect them so much that we justify our weak points. We assume that …

The Missional, Merciful, Worshipful Christian (part 1 of 4)

Major League Baseball pundits drool over the “five-tool player” who can run like the wind, throw like a rocket launcher, hit for average like a machine, hit for power like Superman, and catch the ball like flypaper. OK, all that “like a” stuff I made up, but you get the point – to be a …

WORSHIP WHILE YOU WAIT

[This is the sixth of fourteen passages that sustained me in the while in the dark.] 4 I am in the midst of lions;        I lie among ravenous beasts—        men whose teeth are spears and arrows,        whose tongues are sharp swords.  5 Be exalted, O God, above the heavens;        let your …

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