Contemplation Website Banner
 

group-hug
 

 
More to Life
Videos

 
More to Life
Events

 

 
More to Life
Sermoncasts


Devotions for Life

Adhesive Or Cohesive?

 

Text: “For as the body is one, and hath many members, and all the members of the body, being many, are one body; so also is Christ” (1Cor. 12:12 ASV).

 

When it comes to being a part of the body of Christ are you an adhesive or cohesive member? You might ask, “What’s the difference?” Just think for a moment. To be adhesive means: 1. Tending to adhere; sticky. 2. Gummed so as to adhere. 3. Tending to persist; difficult if not impossible to shake off. Whereas, to be cohesive means: 1. The act, process, or condition of cohering 2. Pyisics. The intermolecular attraction by which the elements of a body are held together. 3. Botany. The congenital union of parts of the same kind. . ., to cling together (American Heritage Dictionary).


Read more...

Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Feelings, Change Your Life!

 

“Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is of good repute, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise, dwell on these things” (Phil 4:8).

 

The grand epistle to the church at Philippi is a book about attitudes. Paul believed if one changed his attitude, he would change his behavior. Paul could have been deeply disturbed, being in prison, to learn that some preachers were trying to discredit him. Paul’s attitude was simple: regardless of their attitude towards him, if they preached the true gospel he was thankful (chapter 1).


Read more...

Be Evangelistic!

 

“I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes: first for the Jew, then for the Gentile” (Romans 1:16).

Evangelism, what is it? Who is to evangelize? Is evangelism a talent?

These are questions the church is facing in these tough times, but they are hardly new questions. Sadly, while the church in America has, in my humble opinion, withdrawn into itself. Satan has not stopped in his attempt to pervert and stop the Gospel from being told (2 Cor. 4:3-4).


Read more...