“We are Addicted to Ourselves” (John Perkins)

Wednesday is for Prayer I heard an arresting phrase from Dr. John Perkins yesterday. “We,” said the old warrior for the faith, “are addicted to ourselves.” Isn’t this what Jesus was addressing when he told us that his disciples must live a completely different life? Matthew 16:24-25 (ESV) 24 Then Jesus told his disciples, “If … More “We are Addicted to Ourselves” (John Perkins)

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A Cross-shaped People: The Goal of Christian Discipleship

Continued from Yesterday “What is a Christian: How Should He View himself and His Mission? (part 4) Today: (Part 5) We are a “cross-bought and cross-shaped people.” Let me start by citing a number of Scriptures. First, on the “cross-bought” nature of our existence, Paul speaking to the Ephesian elders says this: Acts 20:28 “Be … More A Cross-shaped People: The Goal of Christian Discipleship

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The Master’s Words: Refreshment, Challenge and Glory

Thursday is for Discipleship Take Up Your Cross and Follow Jesus 24 Then Jesus told his disciples, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. 25 For whoever would save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will find … More The Master’s Words: Refreshment, Challenge and Glory

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