FAITH IS THE CROWN OF LIFE
AND MORAL EXCELLENCE FIRST IS THE FIRST JEWEL
St. Peter writes few practical suggestions for Christian growth. Faith is the basic foundation on which the whole edifice of a Christian spiritual life is built upon. In fact, faith is like a crown decorated with seven jewels. The life journey of a disciple of Christ begins with faith. Indeed faith is a gracious gift of God. It is based on the knowledge revealed through the Holy Scripture.
The call of the disciples has always been a motivational part of scripture for me. Literally leaving everything they ever knew and the only source of income. To follow Jesus, Jesus calls in
Mark 1:16-20 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)
The First Disciples
16 As He was passing along by the Sea of Galilee, He saw Simon and Andrew, Simon’s brother. They were casting a net into the sea, since they were fishermen.
17 “Follow Me,” Jesus told them, “and
Light Equals Life
In trials, we can easily be discouraged and lose sight of the light. Once the light has faded or seem to completely diminish we become lost and wonder where is God. I don't know about you but just being physically lost in the dark is not such a great feeling. In less, of course, you have had some kind of night navigation training, if not most people would feel scared and lost. Have hope, God has given us his training manual on how to navigate through the darkness
My soul is in great anguish over the calling to serve God with all of my life. The Holy Spirit has created a thirst within me especially the last two years. God has become so addicting to try and quench my thirst for his presence and word. The Bible has become my companion, my shield, my sword, my life, and my hope for the future. I have called myself a Christian since childhood and until the last couple of years, my relationship with our heavenly Father has