Category: Living the Christian Life

How should you vote as a Christian by Pastor Bruce Edwards 0

How Should You Vote as a Christian – 7 Guides to follow

In the United States we are in the middle of a major presidential election year and the election of many state and local officials. I am often asked, “how should you vote as a Christian? Who should you vote for?  How do you decide how to vote? What if none of the candidates represent our Christian values? Do we vote for the lesser of two evils or just not vote? The Bible Instructs Us to Be Involved First, the Word of God tells us to be involved in the political process. Romans 13:1-17 and 1 Peter 2:13-14 explains how God...

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resurrection of jesus by pastor bruce edwards 0

RESURRECTION OF JESUS – THE POWER YOU NEED EVERY DAY

Christ is risen! He is risen, indeed! Christians around the world celebrate the resurrection of Christ on Easter Sunday every year! Matthew 28:5-7 tells of this incredible miracle, “But the angel answered and said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you seek Jesus who was crucified. He is not here; for He is risen, as He said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay. And go quickly and tell His disciples that He is risen from the dead, and indeed…” The Resurrection of Jesus – Is for your life everyday… The resurrection of Jesus...

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March Madness by Pastor Bruce Edwards 0

March Madness – let’s do this for our victory…

Every year at this time 68 college basketball teams qualify to battle it out for the right to be called champion. It’s called MARCH MADNESS. These 68 teams are whittled down to what is called “the sweet 16, then its down to the “elite 8”, and then the “final four”. The last two teams then play for the championship and as the last seconds of that final game tick off fans begin to stream onto the court with shouts and cheers celebrating their teams victory. The winners receive their individual medals and the team trophy – they are the NCAA...

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Biblical Keys for Christian LIving by Pastor Bruce Edwards 0

Being a Servant – Biblical Key for Christian Living

Being a servant is one of several Biblical keys for Christian living.  Using this key will help unlock the power of God within you to help you live an overcoming and victorious life.  Living the Christian life is the most exciting adventure on planet earth. There are many aspect of the Christian life that run counter to the worlds way of thinking. One of those is the attitude in which we approach and live our lives. The apostle Paul challenges us in Philippians 2:5-7 to have the same attitude as Jesus, “Have the same attitude that Christ Jesus had. Although...

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Being kind by Pastor Bruce Edwards 0

Being Kind – Biblical Key for Christian Living

Being kind is a Biblical key for Christian living. Proverbs 21:21 tells us, “whoever pursues kindness will find life, righteousness, and honor!” That promise alone should motivate us to be kind. Treating people with kindness will help us keep our heart and attitude running in the right direction. Otherwise, we can easily become selfish and indifferent towards others. Being Kind Requires We Take Action When we become a believer “we become a new creation in Christ”. (2 Corinthians 5:17) As such, how we treat others should change. Ephesians 4:32 tells us to, “be kind to each other, tenderhearted, forgiving one...

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Being Merciful by Pastor Bruce Edwards 0

Being Merciful – Biblical key to Christian living

Being merciful is a Biblical key to Christian living.  We all need mercy and thankfully God is rich in mercy toward us. (Ephesians 2:4)  BUT – as Christians we are called to BE MERCIFUL with one another.  In Matthew 5:7 Jesus said, “Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy.”  In order to receiver mercy we need to be merciful.  Being merciful is part of living the Christian life.  Being merciful to our family and friends is one thing, but as Christians were called to be merciful even toward our enemies. Being Merciful to our Enemies  IF people...

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how to live the christian life by pastor bruce edwards 0

Being Grateful – Biblical Keys for Christian Living

Being grateful is one of several Biblical keys for Christian living.  Using this Biblical key for Christian living  will help unlock the power of God in you to live an overcoming and victorious life.    1Thessalonians 5:18 says,  “Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus”  Having a thankful heart brings you into a place of power, protection, and provision. As Christians we should ALWAYS being giving God thanks. We don’t give thanks for everything that happens, but in the middle of everything we stay grateful. Everything that happens in life isn’t sent...

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Being joyful by Pastor Bruce Edwards 0

Being Joyful – Biblical Keys for Christian Living

Being joyful is a Biblical key to living the Christian life.  Philippians 4:4 tells us to, “Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again—Rejoice!” (Phil. 4:4) Being joyful is a powerful key for Christian living. Being Joyful – benefits of Joy is what the the kingdom is. (Romans 14:17) Joy is how we serve the Lord. (Psalms 100:2) Joy is like a medicine. ( Proverbs 17:22) Real joy is unique to the Christian. It is a fruit of the spirit. Joy is our strength. (Nehemiah 8:10) If you lose your joy, you lose your strength. Joy is the...

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being led by the spirit by Pastor Bruce Edwards 0

Being Led by the Spirit – Biblical Key to Christian Living

Being led by the Spirit is a Biblical key to the Christian life.  At times does living the Christian life seem impossible? Well, let me tell you a secret–it is– if you’re trying to do it on your own. God never intended for us to go it alone. He gave us the Holy Spirit to help us.  I want to encourage to be led by the Spirit of God it is an absolute must to live the Christian Life. One of the most amazing things about the Holy Spirit is He lives on the inside of you. “Do you not...

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Being prayerful by Pastor Bruce Edwards 0

Being prayerful – Biblical key to Christian living

Being prayerful is one of the most powerful keys to “Living the Christian Life.” Colossians 4:2 says, “Devote yourselves to prayer with an alert mind and a thankful heart.” As followers of Christ we should be committed to a lifestyle of prayer. Prayer is one of the greatest privileges we have as a Christian. However, we often make prayer something more complicated than it is and as a result miss out on the power of prayer in our lives. Prayer is simply having a conversation with God; you talking to God and God talking to you, God listening to you...

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