Entrusted with mysteries

Paul identifies himself as both a servant of Christ and one entrusted with the mysteries God has revealed (1 Corinthians 4:1). It is to the first part that we warm to; we know our place as servants. The challenge is the second part; that we have been given a sacred trust of the mysteries that … Continue reading Entrusted with mysteries

Worldly spirituality

When we think we have ‘the answer’ in a spiritual pathway, then we risk worldliness. Paul says, Brothers and sisters, I could not address you as people who live by the Spirit but as people who are still worldly—mere infants in Christ. …  3 You are still worldly. For since there is jealousy and quarreling among you, are you not … Continue reading Worldly spirituality

Letting go

I can feel the burden of ministry and a responsibility to serve. Yet ‘He says, “I removed the burden from their shoulders, their hands were set free from the basket.’ (Psalm 81:6) It is the Lord I serve. If He removes the burden and asks me to walk away from something then why stubbornly refuse? … Continue reading Letting go