It’s just a game from when we were kids, but once we grow up, we keep following leaders. Because that’s what leaders are for—to lead us. We follow leaders, because we believe they’ll lead us to where we want to go. Or if we are leaders, we lead, hopefully because we want to help people get from A to B. We want to take them somewhere. A large part of life is about who you’re following. And where they’re taking you.
We all know that when we are faced with a decision between right or wrong, we first weigh our choices between the punishment we’ll receive or the joy we’ll experience when doing the wrong thing. It’s not a matter of what is right and what is wrong for us. It’s a matter of what actions will bring us the most joy. Will disobeying the word of the Lord lead to any significant consequence?
The following post is a rough transcript of a sermon that I recently shared with my Legacy Christian Fellowship family at the Humboldt Park house church on December 20, 2015. Joy, Love and Peace When Jesus is Absent and the World is Hostile John 16:16-33 What do I have to celebrate this Christmas when my loved... Continue Reading →
How do you pray about the messes you've made? Craig Priestley | Praying Our Guilt in the Face of Imminent Ruin from Treasuring Christ Church on Vimeo. What is our hope in the face of imminent ruin? Our only hope in the face of imminent ruin is the limitless, unmerited mercy and wise counsel of... Continue Reading →
This week, be convinced that Christmas really is about a gift instead of good deeds. Craig Priestley 2013 Christmas Sermon from Treasuring Christ Church on Vimeo. How did we Christians come to be in God’s good favor? How can you come to be in God’s favor? We Christians came to be in God’s good favor... Continue Reading →