Answer When Called?

Answer When Called? How many times should the Lord call upon us before we actually listen and, more importantly, respond?  How many times will He call upon us as we ignore His call, His plea for obedience? If you have been following along you know the Lord reached out many, many times before the door was opened and the heart softened. Unlike people, God is far more patient and understanding than we could ever be. We go about our day and never once thinking of Him, asking for His guidance…

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Thankfulness for Christ and the Joy He Alone Provides

Thankfulness for Christ and the Joy He Alone Provides by James Forbis for Servants of Grace Philippians 1:3-4, “I thank my God in all my remembrance of you, always in every prayer of mine for you all making my prayer with joy,” When I was a child, I learned a song called “I’ve Got the Joy, Joy, Joy, Joy” from my mother, and to this day I can still hear her singing it. It was one of those repetitious songs that you probably heard if you grew up in a…

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SIX CHARACTERISTICS OF PASTORS YOU NEED TO AVOID

SIX CHARACTERISTICS OF PASTORS YOU NEED TO AVOID by Adriel Sanchez for Core Christianity Not everyone who identifies themselves as a pastor, or religious teacher, should be listened to. Peter warned the believers in his day, “But false prophets arose among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you, who will secretly bring in destructive heresies…” (2 Pet. 2:1) The church today needs pastors who will faithfully represent Jesus in their preaching and lifestyles. If you sit under this type of ministry, give thanks to God. If…

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