As social media’s societal influence proliferates at an exponential rate, these worldwide web-based platforms hold unlimited potential for good and evil—a conundrum for the ages.
It’s been said that “seeing is believing.” But for the Christian who walks by faith and not by sight, praying is believing. The consistency and concentration of your prayers reveals volumes about what you believe about God. If we truly trust that God’s heart is to help us and not hurt us, love us and not condemn us, deliver us and not deny us, then why wouldn’t we seek Him in prayer for all of our concerns and needs?
In our pride, we think we are god— you know “master of my fate” and “captain of my soul”— while we futilely try to out-smart, out-maneuver, out-virtue, out-run, even out-live the consequences of our transgressions against a Holy and Righteous God. Pursuing this path only leaves us outside of God’s fellowship and purpose for our lives. James 4:6 declares that, “God resists the proud, But gives grace to the humble.”
Some 2,000 years ago, The First Responder came on a rescue mission from Heaven to Earth to sacrifice His life so you and I could be set free from the bondage of sin and its penalty of death. That mission not only split the timeline of history but also changed eternal destinies “from every tribe and language and people and nation.”