One day Jesus and his disciples had to cross a lake to do ministry at the other side. While crossing, a furious storm met them and was about to sink the boat they were in. Where do you think would a Kingdom person be found in such emergency? With other believers praying really hard? Agreeing to … Continue reading Kingdom that Eliminates Fear
Do you live life and do ministry in the ways of the Kingdom? You should if you're a Kingdom person. You do everything in God's ways, the way Jesus Christ did things in Scriptures. You never follow the ways of men and of this world. The reason why we're born again is to be a … Continue reading Are You a Kingdom Person?
One time, I was meditating John 3, particularly Nicodemus' meet with Jesus one night. Being the first time that the term "born again" was used in the history of the universe, naturally, Nicodemus knew nothing about it. So he asked Jesus how anyone could be born again. But Jesus didn't answer it. He just stressed … Continue reading Kingdom Classified Ad: Experienced Servants Wanted
Everybody's trying to make church complicated these days. It has to have this and that and those and a lot more things. It has to have a lot more ministries and "mission works" and programs and activities and various kinds of "fellowships." A lot more facilities, buildings and properties. The more complicated, the more they say … Continue reading Ever-Increasing Glory Means Getting Simpler, Not Complicated
Two impetus can drive us to do things in ministry---compassion or greed. If you're a denominational pastor, you're likely to be spurred on by greed. You are trained by your denomination to get as many people into your church as possible to up your church membership---because more membership means more church income. And more income … Continue reading Pure Heart for Evangelism or Pure Greed to Increase Church Membership?
How do you do it? How do you actually rest and relax in God, do "nothing," and yet produce a lot for God? Now, I remind you that just because you're doing a lot of work for God and exhausting yourself in ministry, doesn't follow that you are doing something useful for Him. A lot … Continue reading How You Enter God’s Rest 3
Image from: goldenageofgaia.com God's flesh. God wants to live in you so He can manifest Himself fully to the world and give Himself glory. He alone can give Himself full glory, as it should be. Man can do nothing except upset that glory. Thus, you must die with Christ in spirit and no longer live … Continue reading No Longer I Who Live
The Word didn't just become flesh---the Word dwelt among men. And this was where the power tripled. The Word is powerful. The Word turning flesh is more powerful. But the fleshed Word dwelling among men is most powerful. "Dwelling among men" means being seen in the flesh and identified with fellow flesh. Being in spirit … Continue reading And Dwelt Among Us