The focus of a Christian’s authority is not over Satan, but with and under God.
When God sends friends into your life, their contributions to your life are helpful and healthy. They meet a wholesome need in your life and value your contribution in their lives. Their friendship enriches you and their companionship satisfies you.
Wednesday Night Bible Study
Dr. Ming Wang
Nothing will hinder the work of the Spirit more than the works of the flesh. If flesh is at work in the life of a church, the flesh will put out the fire of the Spirit.
Whatever you feed in your life will be the area of growth in your life- if we feed our flesh desires, our flesh desires will grow. If we starve our flesh desires, our flesh desires will diminish.
When we are unfaithful to our spouse we give a false impression of Christ love for his church and we leave our children questioning the validity of any earthly commitment.
There is a relationship that is so precious that God reserves it only for Himself. The role of the father is to be a place holder until we reach a point in our development that we allow God to take His rightful place as Father of our lives.
The equipping ministry gifts are given to the Church to equip her to be this community of worshipping, loving, witnessing children of God. This alone will make her fit to carry on the ministry of Jesus Christ in a hostile, hurting world.
The most foundational thing to see from the Bible about marriage is that it is God’s doing.