Month: October 2022

  • The Presence Of God

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    Every single person desires in one way or another to improve their life. Perhaps they want to be a better baseball player, a better student, a better spouse, or they want to serve God better.

     

    There are many ways we have tried to make this happen. We confess affirmations, read the Bible, and even pray for an hour straight in some cases. We’ve read books and sought out people who could help us change an area of our life that we wanted to be different.

     

    An old man thinking about life and God.

     

    All of these things have their place, but we often overlook the most important means by which we can experience change. Lasting change comes from the presence of God. It comes from spending quality time with the Master.

     

    God’s Spirit Changes You

    It’s true. The spirit of God can move in your life and change any number of situations. He can even change you in a moment.

     

    When we take time to study and read the Bible, we get to know God better. The thing is, in his presence is when we get to really know him.

     

    In God’s presence, there is something supernatural that happens. The cares of this world seem to melt away. Stress, anxiety, and worry cannot stick around. They make a mad dash for the exit.

     

    A tennis ball sits still on the edge of a court.

    Squeeze a Ball

    If you have ever held a tennis ball in your hand and squeezed it, the ball would conform to how your hand is shaped. However, the moment you release the ball, it jumps right back into its original form. This happens without fail. Every time you hold something that puts pressure on your hand, upon releasing it, the original shape comes back around.

     

    This is exactly how many Christians experience their walk with God. They experienced an amazing time of worship and conformed to the image of God like never before. However, over time they resort back to how they were. They right back to the same old habits and experiences before they experienced God.

     

    Here’s the key difference. Imagine holding something soft in your hand. A ball that is pliable. When you squeeze it and then let go, it holds the shape of your hand. This is what it’s like to be in the presence of God. It’s life-changing and forever alters you in a beautiful way.

     

    A girl reading the bible in God's presence.

    Spend Time With God

    When we spend time with the Lord, in his presence, he can actually shape us and make us more into the image of Jesus. My challenge for you is to go Beyond seeing what needs to be changed and to Simply become a surrendered vessel in the hands of the Potter.

     

    Allowing the word we hear preached and Desiring to see change is a good thing. But go a step further and allow your relationship with God to mold you and transform you.

     

    Don’t be like so many Christians who know about God but don’t really have a relationship with him. This actually causes more damage than we know.

     

    Choose to spend time in God’s presence, get to know him more, and develop your relationship with him. Then whenever the scriptures enter your ears and your heart, they will bring about lasting, transformational change.

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  • How To Do God’s Will

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    God desires that his children not only do his will but know what his will is in every situation. He isn’t looking to confuse us. He doesn’t want his plan for us to be a mystery.

     

    When I was growing up, I didn’t know that it was possible to have a relationship with God and know his will.

     

    When I gave my life to Christ and finally discovered that I could know the will of God for my life, I realized that his will was not something that just happened. I wasn’t going to just stumble upon it. After reading the word for a number of years, I learned that the will of God often ties into taking some sort of action.

     

    Jesus holding out his hand.

    Christ Carried Out God’s Will

    Jesus himself said that he came down from heaven to do the will of God. He also told his disciples that doing the will of God is taking action on what God instructs. Doing the will of God is, in essence, being in the will of God.

     

    The truth is we need to be doers of God’s will. We are the hands and the feet of Jesus here on Earth. Although many Christians asked if they are in the will of God, a better question would be are they doing the will of God? Is there something that God wants me to do today?

     

    It’s Waiting To Unfold

    God’s will is something that is waiting to unfold in our lives every single day. And as his ambassadors, we bring with us God’s will into every situation.

     

    There really is nothing more satisfying and fulfilling than being a part of an answer to prayer. To be the agent that God uses to bring change into someone’s life is amazing. It’s such an honor to be able to bring God’s living will to people. We get to bring his Heavenly light Into Darkness.

     

    When we drive by a car accident or see someone crying, we should recognize that God wants to bring his will into those situations. We should check inside our hearts and see what the holy spirit is leading us to do Beyond just praying.

     

    Apart From God We Can Do Nothing

    Jesus was right when he said apart from him, we can do nothing. But the good news is that we are never apart from him. When we show up, he shows up.

     

    God, who worked through Jesus, is also working through us to bring about his will on Earth. When we go into situations, the miraculous of God can flow through our life.

     

    It is about walking hand-in-hand with God. We take action on our faith, and God moves. Our job is to simply show up with the full intention of seeing his will done. When we cast out devils and heal the sick, his will is being done.

     

    A woman walking on beach.

    Walk In The Will Of God

    Walking in the will of God means that he comes in and brings our circumstances into alignment with his will. Now it may not be instantaneous, but it will come to pass.

     

    Now is the time for Christians around the world to see ourselves as God sees us. We are in Christ, and that is who God made us to be. We are on the winning team.

     

    So always remember, every time you walk into a circumstance, you’re carrying God’s will with you. When you carry out those plans, the battles are one in Christ, and God gets all the glory.

     

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  • Welcome To Classical Resource Centre

    Welcome To Classical Resource Centre

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    Welcome to our website. We’re excited to get things up and running in the near future. The site is currently under construction as we prepare some really good information for you. It’s one of those times we’re waiting is well worth it. Granted, not everyone has the patience to wait but we hope that most do. We’re working hard behind the scenes to get reliable resources on the site. This will be a source you can draw excellent information from. As we scour the internet, we’ll be sure to post what we find here so that visitors have the classical information that they need. In the meantime, you can look around albeit there is not much to look at. Thank you for visiting and we hope to see you again soon.

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