We’re almost half-way through 2017— so how are those New Year’s resolutions of yours? If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably let a few slide or you’re barely holding on to others. Reading was one of my resolutions, and there have been quite a few days and weeks where I’ve struggled to keep up—and today is definitely one of those days. So like the weirdo I am, I wrote this blog post for myself but thought I’d share it with you.
4 Reasons Christians Today Don’t Want Jesus
Have you ever heard the song, “Give Me Jesus”? It’s a relatively simple song, but it has a profoundness to it. It progresses through following scenarios of life: “In the morning, when I rise, give me Jesus. When I am alone, give me Jesus. And when I come to die, give me Jesus.” Each time it ends with, “Give me Jesus.” My favorite part is the end where it says, “You can have all this world, but give me Jesus.” We live in a world and culture where this is a rarity—even in our Christian culture! We were created to know God, and He wants us to know Him! Yet we’re so enamored with other things that we don’t do the very thing that we were made to do—know God. Throughout the Bible, we read about people who longed after God: Read more