You may have noticed one or two posts about a flood in the news recently. Floods are one of Creation’s many awesome testaments to God’s might and wrath!
As His workmanship, God has set aside each of us to fulfill His divine purposes. Among the good works that He has prepared for us to participate in during our days here on Earth, is the gathering together of His Harvest.
Like us when we're facing “storms,” in our lives, the disciples probably weren't remembering the presence of Jesus in their midst. Instead, they were overwhelmed with anxiety.
While passing through Athens, the Apostle Paul spent some time sharing insight about the One True God with a local group of well-educated philosophers. Modern Christians can learn from Paul’s example.
We know from Scripture that all of the most beautiful things were created by God (John 1:3) and that they praise Him jubilantly (Psalm 96:11-12). --- is it any wonder that Flowers always strive to point their petals at the warmth of the sun? Oh that we worked so hard to point our hearts at the Son!
So we know that in order to bear fruit, God's word must take root and grow in our hearts. We also know that our hearts must be prepared ahead of time for His Word to be received. But, what must we do to bear fruit once his Word has taken root and we are saved?