We keep hearing it… “We Wish You A Merry XMAS“… it appears well meaning, yet something is lacking. Finding the missing ingredient ‘X’ is what is needed to be blessed this time of year; in fact, for the rest of your life! What is stopping you solving this puzzle?
The world strongly promotes a “searching for one’s identity“, yet it scoffs when we root our identity in Christ. Is this because our lives, which reflects the message of the Gospel, highlights the folly in the accusations they level against us?
“Discipline”, a word that incites every negative feeling known to man. However, when a church applies this in the manner God intended, “lovingly bringing back to a state of discipleship“, surely it becomes a good thing?
Imagine for a moment that you have won the lottery jackpot. Would you take a leaf out of Zacchaeus’ book; to give half your possessions to the poor, and pay back four times the amount to those you have cheated?