How do we find the living water Jesus promised us, is it readily available or is it hidden away somewhere? If we are able to find that living water what are the 5 R”s that will become the cornerstone of our new lives?
A core part of our relationship with Christ is rooted and grounded in our faith in the goodness of God. By that I mean we have a trust, love and respect for God which is built upon our knowledge that He is a good and loving God who is trying to restore a creation which has gone haywire.
What are the qualifications in our day for pastors, deacons, elders and leaders in general? What plumb line, or bar are we measured against that allows us the privilege of open ministry (both corporate and individual)? On a personal level what qualifies us to openly display the gospel to the unbeliever?
Right now you need a revelation that Jesus is just as alive today as He was during His ministry in Judea. Often, we tend to separate the two stages of Jesus’s life (divine and Son of Man), we see them as two different books on our shelves. One speaks of who Jesus was for those three and a half years, and the second one about what Jesus could be like one day.
We look at Jesus as the lamb of sacrifice, or the humble servant during the time of His ministry and assume that nothing has changed. But what does Jesus actually look like now in terms of his nature, power, authority and existence? Then we have the second question of how do we engage and relate to Him today?
Do you love God, if so how can you prove it? Jesus laid out for us a simple yet profound formula on how to demonstrate our love for God. But what is it and how can that truth reshape our hearts and lives?