Self-Denial in a Self-Centered World

Then he called the crowd to him along with his disciples and said: ‘Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. Mark 8:34 Following Jesus requires self-denial. Every believer faces this choice daily. Choosing Jesus means prioritizing a higher call over…

The Essence of Discipleship

Then he said to them all: ‘Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me. For whoever wants to save their life will lose it, but whoever loses their life for me will save it. Luke 9:23-24 (NIV) Following Jesus is…

D5 – Repentant Hearts Towards Healing

If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness. 1 John 1:9 Have you ever wondered about the power of a heartfelt “I’m sorry”? Not just the kind we mutter out of obligation but the kind that…

D4 – Returning to Our First Love

Yet I hold this against you: You have forsaken the love you had at first. Revelation 2:4 Ever feel like you’re just going through the motions? Has the spark you once had for the big things, especially in your faith, dimmed a bit? It’s a familiar story that even the…

D3 – The Cost Of A Divided Heart

“No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be devoted to the one and despise the other.” Matthew 6:24 Life’s like a maze, isn’t it? Sometimes, we find ourselves caught in this tug-of-war between wanting the shiny stuff of…