God entered into covenant with Abraham, as recorded in Genesis 15. Each person involved—God and Abraham—made a total commitment.
Right at the beginning of human history, when man first related to God, their relationship was so simple. There were not a lot of religious rituals and paraphernalia.
Often, the measure of God’s commitment to you is determined by the measure of your commitment to Him.
The Greek word for fellowship is koinonia. It is an important word in New Testament Greek that literally means, “sharing in common.”
Alas, in the world today, the word friend has been watered down. It has become a cheap word, and friendship can be a cheap thing.
Once when I was really concerned about my own spiritual condition, I asked God to make heaven more real to me.
Over the years, I have observed that one persistent, pervasive problem in the church is personal ambition and competition among leaders, specifically ministers.