David says, “Onething I have asked from the Lord, that I shall seek” (Ps. 27:4). David gives expression to his deep longing through these verses that what he sought after, was not simply the deliverance or provisions from the Lord, but the Lord Himself. This longing he pursues with great
BURDENS TO SHOULDER ALONE (Gal. 6:5) We have been looking at ‘HOW TO DEAL WITH OUR BURDENS?‘ from various angles and already considered the two very important aspects, ‘Burdens to Share‘, and ‘Burdens to Shed‘. It’s important to share in some of the burdens that people go through, whereas some
BURDENS TO BE SHED (Gal. 6:3-4) Last week we looked at our burdens that we need to share in with others. The emphasis was on interrelatedness and interdependence. However, there are some burdens, which are a hindrance to our Christian life and we require to shed them. For example: 1.
Share in the Burdens of Others – Gal. 6:1-5 We all have burdens of various kinds – physical handicaps, chronic sickness, emotional imbalances, uncertainties of the future, financial crises, family conflicts and depression, to name a few. We also have spiritual burdens – living with spiritual failures, domination of sin,
“… the wayfaring men, though fools, shall not err therein” (Is. 35:8). All the saved of the Lord, are on a spiritual journey, called, ‘The Faith Journey‘. Each day is an opportunity to follow Jesus, not our own whims and fancies. How is your ‘faith journey’? We come to understand
“The Lord is good, a strong hold in the day of trouble; and He knows them that trust in Him” Nahum 1:7. We live in a fear filled world, with the daily happenings of shootings, bomb explosions, mass killings, acts of terrorism and also with an alarming increase in the
“For all of you who were baptized in to Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ” Gal. 3:27. Water baptism, as stated in Rom. 6:1-4, signifies immersion and resurrection, demonstrating our dying to ourselves and allowing Christ to live through us. It’s a symbol of people who believed in Christ, turning away
“Catch the foxes for us, the little foxes that are ruining the vineyards, while our vineyards are in blossom”. (Song of Songs 2:15) Bobby Leach was a stunt performer who was the second person to cross over Niagara, in a barrel in 1911. He was commended by all, for his adventurous walk