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Living as Kingdom Citizens

Living as Kingdom Citizens

Kingdom
I am blessed to be an American. Living in the land of opportunity makes me thankful. Being a citizen of this country leaves me with no excuse if I don’t follow the plan of God for my life. There’s very little chance that I could lose my life for proclaiming God’s Word on the streets or from house to house in this country. Chances are I won’t be arrested, interrogated, or detained for trusting in Christ as my Saviour. That’s absolutely something to be thankful for. Something even more powerful and freeing than my US citizenship is my citizenship in the Kingdom of God. Some believe their US citizenship trumps everything. Even some self-proclaimed "evangelicals" preach and teach from an earthly citizenship perspective rather than the heavenly perspective. Kingdom citizenship…
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Staying Kingdom-focused in a selfie-focused world

Staying Kingdom-focused in a selfie-focused world

Devotional
It’s way too easy to take a selfie and put it up on every social media platform these days Because we are inundated by the selfie mindset, it’s only natural that this phenomenon would creep into the Church. Am I calling you out if you’ve ever taken a selfie? Absolutely not. There is nothing wrong with taking a picture of yourself and posting it online for the world to see (so long as you are clothed and in your right mind). It's the underlying attitude behind that post that can get us into trouble. Self & Flesh Self is always the hardest thing to crucify. Add an “H” and spell self backward and you have “flesh.” The Apostle Paul continually warned against catering to the flesh. Paul wrote in Galatians…
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