How opposition is beneficial to our authentic Christian life

For it must needs be, there is an opposition in all things ~ 2 Nephi 2:11 ... it is as necessary that we should have difficulties to contend with, in order to make intelligent provision for our spiritual concerns, as it is that we should have the winter frosts and stormy weather to enable us … Continue reading How opposition is beneficial to our authentic Christian life

Hungering and Thirsting after Sobriety

Addiction is an appetite of desire. It's powerful grip holds the individual captive. Our most inner drive moves us to hunger and thirst after alcohol and/or drugs. The greater our hunger and thirst, the deeper we sink into the abyss. In order to recover from this hold our addiction has on us, we must begin … Continue reading Hungering and Thirsting after Sobriety

The need to love God – Our greatest commandment

To love God with all your heart, soul, mind, and strength is all-consuming and all-encompassing. It is no lukewarm endeavor. It is total commitment of our very being - physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually - to love of the Lord. What is the greatest commandment? When the Sadduccee's challenged Christ on the doctrine of resurrection, … Continue reading The need to love God – Our greatest commandment

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Pursuing hard after God

Authentic Christianity begins with one main experience: pursuing hard after God. What does it mean to pursue hard after God? My soul clings to you; your right hand upholds me ~ Psalm 63:8, ESV ~ A. W. Tozer writes: We pursue God because, and only because, He first put an urge within us that spurs us to … Continue reading Pursuing hard after God

The intensive battle before us

Put on the whole Armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places ~ Ephesians 6:11-12 ~ Recovery is an intense battle … Continue reading The intensive battle before us