In Acts 3, Peter presents his first post-resurrection sermon in the temple. Luke ends with these words: God, having raised up his servant, sent him to you first, to bless you by turning every one of you from your wickedness. Acts 3:26 Note, the sermon is being presented to religious Jews, on pilgrimage, in Jerusalem, … More As He Leads, I Will Follow
Christians are called the vineyard of God. They exist to be fruitful and multiply. They are called to walk in the Spirit and display his fruit. Yes, every single hour of every single day, they are to love, think, speak, and do that which is pleasing and glorifying to God. They are to bear fruit … More Whose Fruit Is It?
Dr. Jesus encourages his sick and not yet desperate hearers: “Any one of you who does not renounce all that he has cannot be my disciple.” (Luke 14:33) Dr. Paul encourages his sick and not yet desperate readers: “But whatever gain I had, I counted as loss for the sake of Christ. Indeed, I count … More When Humble Desperation is Good