Silent Persecution

“The apostles went away rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for the name of Christ, that they were graced so far as to be disgraced for the name of Christ!” – Thomas Watson The 2016 movie Silence asks the question: what does it really cost to follow Jesus. The movie is based on…

Different But The Same

“It was obvious to me that I was different, and it wasn’t until much later in my walk with Christ that I grew to understand that in Him I was also the same.” – Trillia Newbell Revelation 7:9 says, “After this I saw a vast crowd, too great to count, from every nation and tribe…

God Calls Us To Be Holy

Give the following instructions to the entire community of Israel. You must be holy because I, the Lord your God, am holy.” – Leviticus 19:2. There are numerous Bible verses about the holiness of God and the goal of living holy lives before God. Exodus 15: 11 says, “Who is like you among the gods,…

All In And All Out

“Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship.” – Romans 12:1 The definition of all in is “to be totally committed to something.” Being all in as a Christian is a radical abandonment…