Ahh, a title that sums up the pursuit of the entire human race. Finding a true identity is the goal of every human from the moment they are born and follows them even to death. Sadly, there are those who miss out on the greatest joy of being defined by Christ by choice. True identity brings peace and fulfillment in a life that is filled to the brim in heartache and tragedy. This article addresses finding true identity in Christ and removing yourself from the shadow of someone else's life.
In my last two articles in this mini-series, I covered the definition of prayer, its significance, and a historical/biblical example of the prophet Jeremiah on the power of prayer. This article will cover two key points: who can pray and what should be included in prayer. Stay tuned for the very last article that will cover how to pray and the discussion of the spiritual gift of speaking in tongues that have been misconstrued by society for centuries. To see my last two articles in this mini-series of prayer, check them out below.
Everyone wants freedom, yet they are enslaved by fleshly passions. The groaning of the soul goes unheard as people chase the latest technology, celebrities, the best car, trends in fashion, and the next up and rising porn star (don't believe me? Well, politicians seem to be leading the country this way as with false teachers). Passions replace wisdom and the feet are quick to run to death as they pursue the age-old saying of "follow the heart."
With the Lending a Hand campaign underway and gears in motion, it's important to discuss the lifelong companion: sin. It is the infallible misery in every day lives and the one thing that keeps the focus off of the self and onto God. There is an option that is faced daily: be a slave to righteousness or sin.