Every day you and I, as believers in Jesus Christ, are confronted by things that require us to choose between two different worlds--that of the eternal Kingdom of God, and that of the world-environment in which we presently live. Those choices always revolve around one question:Is my character commanded by my Master, or by the mastery of the world whose games I can, with such ease, choose to play shrewdly?
All of us are born into this world, but when we receive new life in Jesus Christ, we are reborn-regenerated into another world. We choose not just a Savior, but whether we will live totally and completely of His re-"generation."
Which world we choose always has to do with whom we have chosen to serve, and how we steward that which we have been given-our lives, resources, and giftings. There is a point of accountability before the Lord to which all Jesus' disciples are called...Click to read more...
God “richly gives us all things to enjoy” (1 Tim. 6:17, MEV). However, He has not tied that enjoyment exclusively to riches, but linked it to an even greater purpose and deeper experience.