Get Serious

Many made new year resolutions to become ‘closer’ to God. Possibly, the excitement has worn off. But, how does one get closer to God? Many are looking for a list of 10 things; how many hours to study the Word, to pray, not smoking, etcetera. Unfortunately, it doesn’t work that way, because the things of God come not with observation – Luke 17:20. In drawing closer to the Lord, it’s not about what you do, it’s really about recognizing what has been done for you by Jesus Christ. 2 Corinthians 5:20-21, ‘Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us: we pray you in Christ’s stead, be ye reconciled to God. For he has made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.’ Here, we see that our ‘reconciliation’ to God is based on what he did through Christ! Watchman Nee said,

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True Light

There are different kinds of lights and under each of these lights, things are seen in a certain kind of way. That’s why you might go to a boutique that has blue lighting and purchase what seemed to be a white shirt but, when you step out into the sun, you realized it was a cream or sky blue shirt. In studying scriptures, it’s the same thing. Often times, we study according to the ‘lights’ of our favourite preachers, the ‘lights’ of our denominations. But, brothers and sisters, there is a ‘True’ light! His name is Jesus! He is what to see and how to see in scriptures! Often, we look into the Word to substantiate our beliefs, instead of allowing God’s Word create them. Many see different things in the Word, but, God calls us to see one person; Jesus! John 5:13, ‘Search the scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify

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From the Inside Out

Disclaimer: These are not song reviews. They are articles birthed from hours meditating on the spiritual and scriptural truths contained in Hillsong Tracks. You will listen to the same tracks and get totally different interpretations but the beauty of it is that Christ is revealed. Click here to Enjoy other Tracks in the project… Track 13: From the Inside Out (Lyrics of the song ” from the inside out)A thousand times I’ve failedStill Your mercy remains And should I stumble againI’m caught in Your graceEverlasting, Your light will shine when all else fadesNever ending Your glory goes beyond all fame In my heart and my soulLord I give You controlConsume me from the inside out, Lord, let justice and praiseBecome my embraceTo love you from the inside out. Your will above all elseMy purpose remainsThe art of losing myselfIn bringing You praiseEverlastingYour light will shine when all else fadesNever endingYour glory goes beyond all fameIn my heart and my soulLord I give You controlConsume me

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