Our Spiritual Toolbox
Contributed by Doug Fannon on Apr 9, 2018 (message contributor)
1. Our Spiritual Toolbox
Contributed on Apr 9, 2018
What are the tools in our toolbox the will enable us to live a victorious Christian life in the Spirit?
We all want to live the Victorious Christian Life. But the fact is we struggle day in a day out just keeping our heads above water. How is it done? What are we doing wrong? The Bible points us to all the key tools we need to live the life we are called to live. The problem is we don’t open our ...read more
2. Diagnosing The "Check Engine" Light
Contributed on Apr 20, 2018
There are no "Lone Ranger" Christians. We are accountable to each other, so uncover small problems within the church before they become big problems.
Have you ever had the check engine light stay lit in your car? What do you do? I knew someone who found that pesky little light annoying, and the engine sounded fine to him; So he took a piece of black tape and covered it up. In essence, he denied that there was any problem. After some time ...read more
3. Sharpening The Tools
Contributed on Apr 23, 2018
We are God's tools. To make us useful, God sharpens us by way of trials.
Ever try to chop a tree down with a dull axe? Abraham Lincoln was quoted to say: "If I had six hours to cut down a tree, I would spend the first fours sharpening the axe." We have heard that analogy before in terms of how we prepare ourselves for a task to be done. But when we come to Christ in ...read more
4. Powering Up Our Spiritual Tools
Contributed on May 14, 2018
We have been gifted for service. But how are we powered. Because we do things according to our own agenda, we often "flame-out" and crash and burn.
The fact is, all us who truly have been saved, has the Holy Spirit within them. 2 Corinthians 1:21–22 (NKJV) Now He who establishes us with you in Christ and has anointed us is God, 22 who also has sealed us and given us the Spirit in our hearts as a guarantee. With the Spirit of God ...read more
5. The Power Tool Of Spiritual Growth
Contributed on May 25, 2018
Are we humbled before God? Does God hear our prayers? A key spiritual growth is not who we are before men, but understanding who we are before God.
Do you remember the show starring Tim Allen? It was called, “Home Improvement?” Tim’s character in the show hosted his own local cable program called “Tool Time.” Each week he would introduce the tool of the week. If you have seen the show you know the more powerful the tool; the better! He would ...read more