Do You Value People?

How you see others will reveal how you see your own position with God. Valuing others isn’t just something we should do, but rather what we must do. In this, I go back to the Lord’s prayer – “Our Father” you’ve got to understand we are all children of God. We are coheirs in Christ. We all have the same heavenly father, and our father loves each of us equally. We can’t do anything that will make him love us more. We may all look different, we may all sound different, we may all talk different, but we are all equal in the fact that we are covered by the blood of Jesus Christ. There is no inequality under the blood. My sin didn’t take a different amount of blood to cover than yours. (more…)

Are Your Prayers Going Unanswered?

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Husbands, in the same way be considerate as you live with your wives, and treat them with respect as the weaker partner and as heirs with you of the gracious gift of life, so that nothing will hinder your prayers.  (1 Peter 3:7 NIV)

Did you catch that? Your ugly attitude can be a hindrance to prayer. When it comes to unanswered prayers, unbelief and sin are the easy ones to mention. Seldom do we say family issues can be the problem, but the way you treat your spouse does affect whether or not your prayers get answered. (more…)