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The more I see God’s actions – in my life, in Scripture, in the lives of others – the more I will grow in my trust that He will do all that He has promised. That trust will, in turn, be revealed in my actions, and not just in my words.
As we enter the Lenten season, let us encourage each other towards holiness and towards a somber reflection of what our sin has caused.
If I don’t come and be, letting go of my own fleshly desires, I make the same mistake the Israelites made, and I build up idols in my life to serve instead of God.
“Life” and “prosperity” are our spiritual disciplines, prayer, worship, connections with family and fellow Christians, working to improve our communities—all of which bring increase and blessing.
Whole-hearted fasting is a small gift of thanks we can offer the God who has provided so much.
Somehow in my own faith journey, I’ve come to see that what Anna rejoiced over that day in the temple is what my heart yearns for.
On Saturday, January 25, 159 students, staff, faculty, and alumni of The King’s College participated in the Sixth Annual King’s Day of Service, a day-long initiative to confront the spiritual and material needs of New Yorkers.
At a climax of despair, I heard Him clearly, “Give up.” I did not invite God into my heart on that day in 1993, I gave up. I said, “OK, if you’re real, then I’m done. I’m ready to be different.”
We are not the bread that feeds the hungry. Rather, like John the Baptist, we are a fellow beggar, who has found the bread of life and can now point others to it.
On November 21, organizers of a proposed Center for the Study of Christianity and the Black Experience held a reception and dinner to introduce their proposal.