It seems to me that a person who magnifies Christ’s name in their heart is also someone who knows Christ deeply. It only takes small efforts to help us all magnify His name a little more in our hearts. Here are a few ideas to help us invite Him in more.
I don’t know about you, but I’m tired of looking back on years like they were miserable and frustrating. I’m tired of the good things always being in some abstract future place that doesn’t exist. I’m ready for joy.
Now, with it being the week of Christmas, it’s time to talk about the most important figures in the birth of Christ – the infant Jesus and His parents.
Christ is both the Lamb and the Shepherd. He sacrificed for us, and He protects us. Christ’s names – the Lamb of God and the Good Shepherd – are taught in these symbols that were physically present the night of His birth.
Christ gives us what we need to face the turbulence around us – and that rarely includes taking the turbulence away.
Fear will have no power over us when we fully rely on Jesus Christ.
Trusting God is not a passive mental state. It is like faith, requiring work and effort on our part. And when we trust Him, all things can be overcome.
Often, modesty is approached in a narrow way that limits the full meaning and understanding of it as a principle. When modesty is fully understood, it can be taught completely and correctly.
My spirit responds to Him, even when I can’t see Him, He’s here.
After learning about the definitions of these words, the picture in my mind of “a broken heart and a contrite spirit” has changed.