Words are powerful. They hurt, implore, and inspire.
Out of love, God sent His Word to bring salvation.
The Word became flesh so that all people may receive the Truth and the Life. The Word is that powerful.
The Word is so important that God became flesh. It is the same Word that empowers believers today.
If the Lord is my shepherd, can I really trust in him? The familiar words of the twenty-third psalm answer this question and can resonate during times of uncertainty. The Lord paints a portrait of what it’s like to be wholly dependent on him. The Lord is not just my Shepherd; he is my caregiver.
Is there no greater joy than being a member of a congregation that is actively sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ in their community? Like-minded, passionate, and committed – it becomes a privilege to be associated with fellow brothers and sisters in Christ who have a heart-felt desire to fulfill the Great Commission.
The truth is that many Christians who have a zeal to reach the lost often feel isolated and alone in their own congregation. And this even includes pastors.
At Praise and Proclaim Ministries, it is our prayer and privilege to help provide Christians with an opportunity to be what they have always desired to be – proclaimers of the gospel! And when that happens – the Holy Spirit captures an infectious zeal that spreads throughout the congregation.
We call this building outreach momentum.
That is my delightful granddaughter!! She just turned one-year-old this past February and is a constant curious sharp-as-a-tack toddling ball of energy! The other day, while fixing a meal in the kitchen, my daughter took her eyes off my little granddaughter for just a minute only to find her happily playing with the toilet paper in the bathroom just around the corner! Since I’m grandma and don’t have to clean up the mess, I can laugh and rejoice in my cute little granddaughter!
No unbeliever wants to be a Christian.
It’s not just a stubborn refusal to trust in God’s promises [because they are dead in sin], the removal of social barriers, or even the hypocrisy of a church that holds a person back, but something even more powerful.
When evangelists don’t acknowledge the spiritual forces behind unbelief, they will be ill-equipped to provide an appropriate and ongoing response to counter them.