There’s three levels to receiving a message from a sermon. There’s listening, receiving and then there is applying. While they may seem like similar things and you can argue that they are all important, however one must understand that it you only take each of these aspects on their own, nothing will change. Nothing happens if you are applying them all individually. When you listen, … Continue reading Be Fishers of Men, Not keepers of the Aquarium.
Dear Brown Girl, I sat in my chair and listened as Reno preached. The more I listened, the more I started to think about Spiritual Apathy. Apathy or being apathetic means that you lack interest, enthusiasm or concern and if we are showing detachment to God, why are we really here in church? What are we doing here? We know what the bible says about … Continue reading Spiritual Apathy
Dear Brown Girl, Hey Brown Girl! Something that I wish would get stronger is our faith in God. I hope that we get to a point in our life where we are never afraid to share our beliefs and even if they don’t believe, understand or care, that you will stand strong. Transitioning from Methodist to Seventh Day Adventist was one of the hardest decision … Continue reading Your Faith
John 13:35 “By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.” Love one another. Such a simple statement and request yet so hard for so many of us to fulfil. It is not as easy as it seems. To love someone who has done you wrong and to simply let everything go is hard. Not everyone finds it smooth … Continue reading John 13:35
“So when you give to the needy, do not announce it with trumpets, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and on the streets, to be honored by others. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full. 3 But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, 4 so that your giving may … Continue reading Matthew 6:2-4