I think it’s always instructive to look back to the life and teachings of the early church – to draw inspiration from them and, perhaps, to see whether or not we’ve wandered from some of the values that were important to the first Christians. Obedience to God was very important to believers of the first century. We never find them giving themselves a pass, even though obeying God might be unpopular or may have even cost them their lives. No, there was a tacit understanding in the early church that coming to......
November 14, 2017
Glorifying God in Your Body
“Following” Jesus is synonymous with “obeying” Jesus. To follow is to obey, and obeying involves a long series of decisions that I make to glorify God by laying my life, my preferences, and my desires...