We want ever so desperately to serve a deity whom we have the freedom and capability to edit. Our altered version of God would run this world into the ground because he would look too much like us.
The way of Jesus compels me to follow Him as closely as I possibly can and then share all that I have with whoever is listening by any means necessary.
That’s why this site exists. I pray it helps you follow Jesus.
Salvation is a major tenet of Christianity while many aspects of it are debated within the Church. Without a biblical description of our salvation, we are in danger of sharing a faith of which we do not understand.
While Scripture is clear on the work of the Holy Spirit, Christians have debated specific roles based on assumptions or experiences. We must be careful not to alter His role to fit our expectations.
Nehemiah 2:1-20 – Nehemiah risked his comfort to evaluate the work required to reestablish the people of God. When God puts a plan together, we see how He uses people and processes to accomplish something great.
Nehemiah 1:1-11 – Once Nehemiah heard the condition of God’s people, his brokenness led him to prayer. When our circumstances are not what they are supposed to be, do we approach God for His help?