Christian Living

How Jesus sees you

Then Jesus told his disciples, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me.” –Matthew 16:24 Today, you may be reading this devotional out of habit or perhaps out of a deep need or desire in your heart. Whatever has caused you to read this message, […]

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Maximizing your life

I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.  –Romans 12:1 I want to remind you of something that’s of critical importance: This is your life! Your life had a beginning in your mother’s womb that […]

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How to carry your cross daily

“If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.” –Luke 9:23 I want to ask you a very serious question today: Are you willing to die in faith if necessary? What I mean is this: Is your commitment to what you believe strong enough that […]

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How to change a world in chaos

“You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden.” –Matthew 5:14 I think you’d agree with me when I say that our way of life is under unbelievable attack today.  One of the biggest reasons for this is that the Western world is becoming increasingly secular and humanistic. […]

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Living your life for today

This is the day that the LORD has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. –Psalm 118:24 I know so many people today who live their lives in the past. They dwell on how much better things used to be, how bad they are today, and the best way to turn back the […]

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The key to living the most influential life possible

See to it that no one takes you captive by philosophy and empty deceit, according to human tradition, according to the elemental spirits of the world, and not according to Christ. –Colossians 2:8 I have a good friend who always used to tell about a time he asked his wife why she would cut the […]

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The badge of the believer

“A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another. By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.” –John 13:34-35 If being a servant to others is such a simple […]

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Stop playing it safe!

Then Joshua said to the people, “Consecrate yourselves, for tomorrow the LORD will do wonders among you.” –Joshua 3:5 God wants to do incredible things in your life… even things you might consider impossible. Today’s verse is proof of this! The problem with a lot of believers these days is that most of us like […]

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Living every moment to God’s glory

Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, making the best use of the time, because the days are evil. –Ephesians 5:15-16 Benjamin Franklin once wrote, “Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that’s the stuff life is made of.” But every now and then I’ll hear someone […]

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How to be authentic when image is everything

People today love to put on a good façade when deep down, they’re deeply hurting. Chuck Swindoll, the noted author and pastor said on this subject,

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