I have spent many hours, days and even years laden with anxieties. It is not an optimum way to live life. There was a time that anxiety was such a way of life that on one occasion, when I was at peace with no anxieties, I became anxious about not being anxious, thinking something must be wrong.
Anxiety is the antithesis of faith. When we are anxious, we are not believing and when we are believing, we are not anxious. It is that simple. Continue reading “Anxiety Versus Faith”
“For no one can lay any foundation other than the one already laid, which is Jesus Christ.” (1 Corinthians 3:11).
We are no more secure than the foundation on which our lives are built. All of us realize the importance of a solid foundation for any kind of structure. Jesus referred to its significance in Luke 6:47,48: “Whosoever cometh to me, and heareth my sayings, and doeth them, I will show you to whom he is like: He is like a man who built an house, and dugged deep, and laid the foundation on a rock; and when a flood arose, the stream beat vehemently upon that house, and could not shake it; for it was founded upon a rock.”
Over the years I have ministered to countless numbers of people. I have seen some who have faced impossible opposition and odds in their walk of obedience and who have persevered. I have seen many who floundered and turned back–some physically and others mentally and emotionally while giving the appearance of going on. Continue reading “A Sure Foundation”