Monthly Archives: December 2012

Take the Next Step, Part 3

Many times when we have realized God is calling us to assume the responsibility for something there is a fear to step forward, to take the next step.  More than natural reticence, a real fear can grip us.  If not … Continue reading

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Take the Next Step, Part 2

Each of us must come to the realization that God has called us to use our abilities to perform what needs to be done in His kingdom (see Matthew 25:14ff; Ephesians 4:7ff; etc.)  Perhaps it is a doctrine we’ve understood … Continue reading

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Take the Next Step

Many times a Christian will put forth the effort to study or to meditate upon something. Perhaps it is a particular doctrine; perhaps a particular work that needs to be done.  Maybe it is responsibility that needs to be taken … Continue reading

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Jesus Existed Before Bethlehem

This is the time of year when the birth of Jesus in Bethlehem is emphasized and celebrated by many around the world.  It is important, however, that we understand Jesus existed long before His birth in that small town. It … Continue reading

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Doors

Doors represent opportunities.  They open up the possibility of what lies beyond (which may be beneficial or harmful).  A closed door means one is not allowed entrance and the opportunity either has passed or was never there. When a door … Continue reading

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