The Enemy wants to make sure you don’t discover how to move beyond this routine or about things like discovering what our worship to God should be like.
Few it seems worry about this as most assume I am doing all I can do in my Christian Walk, attending Church and therefore doing my bit.
However where does this “Life in all its Fullness” come into play?
Shouldn’t we be the most exuberant people on planet earth!!!
After all we are the children of God who created everything.
Life should be incredible because of who we are.
Yet we often live down trodden lives or at most rather ordinary lives.
Have you any idea who God made you to be?
I have placed a few thoughts on these pages exploring some reasons maybe why we seem to be missing out -
Why sticking to the routine can not only stunt our own growth and discovery of who we are meant to be in God but also that of our whole Church.
Mostly our routines are played out in our Church Life, in the order of our Church Services, the way we do worship in Church, the prayer life of the Church etc. This often then flows over into our individual lives and keeps us from the life God intended for us.
Do you ever feel that either in your Christian Walk or Church Life there is something missing?
Shouldn’t it be more exciting than this?
There is nothing wrong with any of the practises within the routine and Church Life is pretty much as you expect it to be in most Churches you will see.
The difficulty comes when the routine becomes all we do to the point when we seem to be doing mostly all the right things yet cannot see we are not moving forward in God, we grow very little, achieve very little and miss out on the incredible life God has for each of us.
A real indication of this is when the routine is defended at all cost from change by the people in our churches, our church pastors and leaders and for oh so many very plausible reasons because this is the way we do things.
The verse at the top of this page gives us a little insight into why this routine can stop us being the people God made us to be.
The Enemy has a great stake in making sure we keep to our routine -
“The thief comes only in order to steal, kill, and destroy.
I have come in order that you might have life—life in all its fullness.”
John 10:10 (GNT)
Only a few subjects are covered here for now, like the way we do Church, Worship, Prayer, Holy Spirit, Creation and Us -
Well so far this is just a small, growing, taster blog style website, maybe hoping to encourage Christians to begin to live “Life in all its Fullness” the way Jesus meant it to be.
To encourage a move away from dull religious, traditional practise in both our Church and personal lives. Our set orders of service and ways of doing things which just get in the way of God actually speaking to us and bringing change into our lives. So many modern, friendly Churches which on first view seem to have got it all with great musicians and all are just as traditional and religious as ever but cannot see that they are.
An encouragement to truly seek the presence and power of the Holy Spirit, the use of all the Spiritual Gifts, and praying for people to truly receive from God in each meeting.
A call to truly learn to worship and adore Him.
An increase in expectancy and faith to believe for and see the supernatural and miraculous in our meetings and in each of our lives. To believe for a life in which Jesus said we would do even greater things than He did.
“12 I am telling you the truth: those who believe in me will do what I do—yes, they will do even greater things, because I am going to the Father. 13 And I will do whatever you ask for in my name, so that the Father's glory will be shown through the Son. 14 If you ask me for anything in my name, I will do it.”
John 14 v 12-
More to Life -
For many a change to live such a life will require some radical changes and to enter on a journey of discovery of who they truly are meant to be in God. This would have to start with an incredible desire and passion to be everything God made you to be. A putting aside of much of the traditional ways of doing things for some this alone could be impossible.
Becoming a Christian is a massive and wonderful step to take -
I would encourage to seek this “Life in all its Fullness” to live for the one who died for you to make this possible.
After all -
Much of our “learned” Christian experience becomes a played out routine following a pattern we have been trained in maybe by our parents or our church and the many generations who have passed before who have also accepted this routine.