I’m thinking and praying about the church. What are the Biblical basics upon which I should be ordering my life and expending my resources? I really do prefer to begin with a foundation that is, to the very best of my ability, Biblical.
On Wednesday mornings and Sunday evenings we are being filled up on the book of Romans. As I was preparing the study for this Wednesday I came across an intriguing concept. What are the marks of true spiritual service?
Here it is. Memorize our focal verse. John 13:34-35. Then start to notice God working around you. Prepare yourself to be surprised. It’s His world, His work, and you’re His kid.
If you've ever had to chase a leak, you know that water does not always travel in a straight line. That drip may show up to do its damage after a serpentine path that may have started, well, just about anywhere. That analogy came to my mind as I considered the most basic, skeleton crew, boiled down elements of living the faithful Christian life and how skipping spiritual basics has its price.