Posts with the tag “commitment”

Choosing God's Best Over Temporary Pleasures
by Ed Newton on March 30th, 2024
"He chose to be mistreated along with the people of God rather than to enjoy the fleeting pleasures of sin." - Hebrews 11:25   In the journey of life, we often encounter temptations that promise immediate gratification but lead to long-term consequences. The story of Samson serves as a powerful reminder of the importance of choosing God's best over temporary pleasures. Despite being called to a li...  Read More
The Daily Act of Surrender
by Ed Newton on December 9th, 2023
"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   You've likely heard the phrase "surrender to Christ" before, but what does full surrender truly entail? Surrendering to Christ is not a one-time decision you make when you first give your life to Him. Inste...  Read More
Embracing the Weight of Your Calling
by Ed Newton on September 17th, 2023
"As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received." - Ephesians 4:1    When God calls us, it is indeed a significant blessing, an invitation to be part of His divine plan. However, let us not forget that it also comes with great responsibility. Embracing the weight of our calling requires steadfast commitment through the good and bad times.  In to...  Read More
A Symbol of Commitment
by Ministry Support on July 14th, 2022
“This is like baptism to us. Baptism does not mean we wash our bodies clean. It means we are saved from the punishment of sin and go to God in prayer with a heart that says we are right. This can be done because Christ was raised from the dead.” - 1 Peter 3:21   Why did Jesus have John the Baptist baptize Him? John, an imperfect human like the rest of us, was going to baptize the only perfect bein...  Read More

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