Every follower of Jesus must do the same. Influence in your little corner of the world begins there. This is precisely why Barnabas’s account is given to us in the book of Acts—he is a role model for followers of Jesus.
People end up saying, “This is what this means to me” and “What’s true for you isn’t necessarily true for me.” If faith is only subjective, each person is right in what they believe, regardless of the Bible or of the belief of others.
Today, through Insight for Living Canada and the Bible-teaching ministry of Pastor Chuck Swindoll, we have the wonderful opportunity and privilege to be in the Master’s hands and used by Him to make an eternal impact.
If you need a standard by which to gauge your own business integrity, Joseph is a perfect example—he demonstrated integrity in every aspect of his life. And by observing his business life, we’ll learn how to order our priorities and test our motives.
When you hear something nearly true, or partly true, it’s easy to accept it as true. That’s the thing about deception: sometimes it’s hard to spot, as small as uneasiness or something not sitting quite right.
Christian leaders with character continue to be in demand. Ezekiel recorded God’s plea for leaders who would “stand in the gap before Me for the land,” but, tragically, He “found no one” (Ezekiel 22:30).
Packer is best known as an author and wrote over 300 books. His first book, Fundamentalism and the Word of God, began as a talk to a group of students and was a defense of the authority of Scripture.
Before you weigh the request, examine your heart. Are you saying no simply because a yes answer would inconvenience you? Saying yes to your children often means saying no to yourself, and that’s difficult to do.
Jesus said a number of things that, at face value, lead us to believe that with faith we can do anything. That all sounds great but there seems to be another side to this that suggests even with faith, we can’t do everything.