Once we enter into a relationship with God, then little by little we experience the purification of our character and conduct as we grow in our faith. This is a lifelong process called sanctification. It’s where God takes out of us things that are not consistent with who we are in Him, and He puts new things in. It’s not just our behaviors, it’s not just what we do, it’s who we are. It’s not just our actions, it’s our attitudes and our motives. As we grow, God begins to purify us, change us, to make us more like Jesus.
Have you seen the bumper sticker “God is my Co-pilot”? That’s the first step when we say, “Hey God, why don’t You get in with me and ride through life with me?” I saw a bumper sticker that said, “If God is your Co-pilot, trade seats.” That’s a different issue. That’s saying “God, here are the keys. You run my life. You choose. Don’t just bless my destination and my route, but God I’m going to leave the driving to You.” It’s all about, “If you’re My follower this is what it ought to look like, this is how you should live.”
We are to have an influence in our culture, not just in...
The Great Commission extends into every nation, language, and people group, and after two millennia of church history, several thousand unreached groups remain. Some of them are remote; many are non-literate. Some don’t have a written language yet, making Bible distribution pointless for now.
So how does the gospel message get into some of the most hard-to-reach corners of the world? Oral learning...
This month, please pray for the following:
- Praise that our official release of Chosen, our latest small group resource on the character of Mary, was a huge success!
- Praise for our recent report from Philip Tutu and his work in the prison systems in Africa.
- Pray for the year end giving campaign that helps the ministry of Walk Thru the Bible impact people in 139 countries around the world.
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