James 1:16-18 | Genuine Faith and Spiritual Awakening and Birth

James appears to sum up all the truths of scripture with verses 16-18. These verses focuses on the Divine love and Knowledge of God’s Sovereign Grace and how it is bestowed upon us. Christ is the good gift that has been brought forth from Heaven. Through Christ, we are brought into a new way of living. It is through our Heavenly Father’s loving kindness and mercy that we experience a spiritual awakening and rebirth.

Where has all of God’s Worshipers Gone?

Growing up in the Mormon Faith, I’ve come to appreciate the reverence of hymns. The mindfulness and thoughtfulness of people coming together and singing. I also remember my father turning the television on Sunday mornings and listening to the Music and Spoken Word. To-this day, children within the LDS community are taught to be reverent….

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…