Category Archives: Weekly Reflection

Weekly Reflection

What Is True Fasting?

True fasting has to have something behind it. External disciplines are good, but there has to be truth lying behind them. A kiss is a powerful way of saying I love you, but it was with a kiss that Judas … Continue reading

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How Far Are We Willing To Go To Bring Others To Jesus?

Mark’s Gospel (Mark 2:1-12) tells an incredible story about four men carrying a paralyzed friend to Jesus. We don’t even know their relationship to the paralyzed man or what became of them afterward. Nor are we told how far they … Continue reading

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The Definition Of Discipleship

Encourage one another, and build up one another, just as you also are doing (1 Thessalonians 5:5:11) Jesus’ primary call to His disciples is seen in His words, “Come to Me” (Matthew 11:28) and “Follow Me” (Matthew 4:19). Mark records: … Continue reading

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God’s Children: Gifted For Ministry

Jesus Christ is the full expression of all the spiritual gifts because He alone is the God-man who lived a perfect life. After ascending to the Father, He entrusted the church with the task of carrying out His work on … Continue reading

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Gladness In God’s Presence

Worship the LORD with gladness; come before Him with joyful songs. Psalm 100:2 Today millions of Christians in many countries will come together to worship. Some who are unable to gather with God’s people will worship in their homes by … Continue reading

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Lifelines

Birthdays are milestones . . . significant points in the passing of time . . . specific yet mute reminders that more sand has passed through the hourglass. But they pass so quietly, so consistently, they fool you. That’s part … Continue reading

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The Prayer Life Of Jesus

And in the morning, rising up a great while before day, He went out, and departed into a solitary place, and there prayed. — Mark 1:35 This incident occurred after our Lord experienced a tremendous spiritual victory over Satan. He … Continue reading

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What Defines A Christian Disciple?

Those who followed Jesus truly were His disciples. Because of their love for Christ, many left their jobs, homes, and security to walk with Him as He ministered to people throughout Palestine. They had the benefit of walking with Christ … Continue reading

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