Entries Categorized as 'Becoming Like Jesus'

Mark Out a Straight Path!

Date May 3, 2017

“Avoid all perverse talk; stay away from corrupt speech. Look straight ahead, and fix your eyes on what lies before you. Mark out a straight path for your feet; stay on the safe path. Don’t get sidetracked; keep your feet from following evil.” (Proverbs 4:24–27, NLT) As God seeks to transform me into the image […]

Transformed Episode #251: The Process of Transformation

Date May 17, 2015

  The most practical and powerful way to get believers headed in the direction of spiritual maturity is to help them establish habits that promote spiritual growth. As we open this episode of the Transformed Podcast, we are here today to help you develop the spiritual growth habits you need to develop yourself into all […]

Transformed Episode #241: An Attitude of Righteousness!

Date March 8, 2015

  Attitudes. Good, bad or ugly, we all have them. Welcome to the Transformed Podcast. In today’s episode, Dr. Matthew Lee Smith, director of Eagles In Leadership, discusses one of the key attitudes that mark Jesus’ disciples. Each attitude builds on the previous one and, together, they form the disposition of a true child of God. […]

Eternal Life, Eating Flesh, Drinking Blood!

Date June 12, 2013

But what is eternal life? Is it eternal self-esteem? Is it a heaven full of mirrors? Or snowboards, or gold links, or black-eyed virgins? No. Jesus tells us exactly what he meant: “And this is eternal life, that they know you the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent” (John 17:3). What […]

So That You May Not Die!

Date May 31, 2013

Photo Credit: slicedbreadmag.com Saving faith is the cry of a new creature in Christ. And the newness of the new creature is that it has a new taste. What was once distasteful or bland is now craved. Christ himself has become a Treasure Chest of holy joy. The tree of faith grows only in the […]

Having Everlasting Life!

Date May 24, 2013

  To disbelieve is easy; to scoff is simple; to have faith is harder. ~ Louis L’amour Faith in the unseen. For some it is impossible. For others, it is a desire. For those who know God, it is a daily reality. Craig Brian Larson says, “Faith is the ability to trust what we cannot […]

The Will of God and Jesus!

Date May 16, 2013

“Do you think, asks the Sovereign Lord, that I like to see wicked people die? Of course not! I only want them to turn from their wicked ways and live.” ~ Lord in Ezekiel 18:23 (NLT) For most people, the will of God is one of the great mysteries of life. “What does God want […]

Sign Seekers and Jesus!

Date May 9, 2013

  The true motives of our actions, like the real pipes of an organ, are usually concealed.  But the gilded and hollow pretext is pompously placed in the front for show. ~ Charles Caleb Colton At the center of our lives lies the one reality that drives us. It manifests itself in the realities of […]

Work the Works of God!

Date May 2, 2013

  It is cynicism and fear that freeze life; it is faith that thaws it out, releases it, sets it free. ~ Harry Emerson Fosdick Why are you seeking Jesus? At the center of your life quest, what really drives you? The answer to this question will reveal your heart’s direction. Our purpose for living […]

Caring For the Sick!

Date April 25, 2013

Photo Credit: fvdb.wordpress.com Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if he or she were going to be dead by midnight.  Extend to them all the care, kindness, and understanding you can muster, and do so with no thought of any reward.  Your life will never be the same again. ~ Og Mandino Perhaps you […]