The sounds of life fill our days with noise. Even our minds can be noisy places. Jesus calls us to step into the inner world, deep within where Father, Son, and Spirit make their home in us. Here, in your heart, He calls you to listen to one voice only: His. He asks you to lay down all your worries and cares, plans and designs, and thoughts that clamor for attention. Simply give them into His care. Now, in this quiet place, turn your attention to the One who formed you. Let His voice be the only one you hear.
Articles | November 2018
Jesus’ teaching so challenged the hearts and minds of His disciples that some of them turned back. Have you ever been tempted to do this? Have there been times when you wonder whether Jesus really knows the way forward? Maybe you question whether Jesus understands what it is like to lead from a perspective of exalting God only and serving selflessly. Jesus knows the cost. He knows the way. He calls you to follow. Will you?
One of the most exhilarating moments recorded in the gospels occurred when Nathaniel met Jesus Christ; he exclaimed: “… Rabbi, you are the Son of God! You are the King of Israel!” (John 1:49, ESV). Jesus’ response was timeless: “… You will see greater things than these” (John 1:50). In American slang, for emphasis, Jesus might have sounded like this: “You ain’t seen nothin’ yet!”