Category Archives: Serving Christ

Living for Self or Living for Him

Each day, we have the opportunity to live for ourselves or live for Him.  We make a lifelong decision to serve Him, but we have the opportunity each and every day to renege on that commitment. That is the temptation … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Loving Others and Pleasing Them

There can be a world a difference between loving your neighbors (family members, co-workers, etc.) and pleasing them. You cannot give everyone everything they want from you.  For one thing, there’s just not enough of you to go around.  And … Continue reading

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Now Is the Time to Serve the Lord

The kingdom of God has come; it is in the earth today.  Therefore, we should serve Jesus in His kingdom. This is not service that we put off until tomorrow.  This is not service that we put off until we … Continue reading

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One Day Closer to Heaven

Today you are one day closer to heaven than you were yesterday.  Are you preparing? Are you living your life knowing that you will have to give an account for the way you lived it? Yes, everyone is going to … Continue reading

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Listening for Instruction

The disciple of Jesus Christ listens for instruction.  What the disciple wants to hear is instruction for righteousness. The disciple uses his own conscience, but he also listens for something more – for the voice of the Holy Spirit through … Continue reading

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Live in Such a Way That You Honor Him

If you love Jesus and seek His kingdom then you will want to live in a way that honors Him. This means you will forsake the normal motivations that attend living: the attainment of success, prestige, and wealth.  Instead, you … Continue reading

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You Are a Volunteer for the Lord, Aren’t You?

http://traffic.libsyn.com/mikegantt/mikegantt_sc_067.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSYou are a volunteer for the Lord, aren’t you?  Therefore, don’t act as if you are being coerced into following Him.  Be cheerful, for you are following the One … Continue reading

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May the Grace of God Take Root in Your Thinking

http://traffic.libsyn.com/mikegantt/mikegantt_sc_043.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThrough the grace of God you know of the Lord Jesus Christ.  Embrace Him in your heart.  Think about Him.  Think about loving Him and serving Him.  Think about … Continue reading

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The Purpose of God’s Grace Is to Enable Us To Do His Will

Grace is God’s provision for us.  He provides us grace, not that we might seek our own desires, but that we might seek His will. Those who seek to use God’s grace for their own purposes will lose it.  Those … Continue reading

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Let Go of a Part-Time Lord That You May Gain a Full-Time Lord

Jesus did not die on the cross to become a part-time Lord.  If your idea is to go to church once or twice a week as the prime way you serve Him, He’s not interested. So many people serve a … Continue reading

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