Faith to Sing

Music staffDo you have faith to sing? “What does faith have to do with singing?” you ask.  Simply stated, singing is an act of obedience.  And every act of obedience to God’s Word is an act of faith. But what does this act of faith actually accomplish?

In one way, our singing is not about us.  It is about God.  The angels that sing around God’s throne are there for Him.  Continue reading

Power-Walking

No, this is not a blog post on keeping those new year resolutions. I promise. Rather, 2 Corinthians 5.7 has occupied my mind for some time, “For we walk by faith, and not by sight.” I don’t know much about power-walking, but I do know a little something about running. Running is 1) Purposeful, 2) Persistent and 3) Passionate. Our Christian lives are begun by faith and they culminate in death by faith. The Christian life is to be characterized and dominated by faith. What does living by faith look like for a believer in 2009?

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