Welcome to this series of devotional posts based on ‘Roots & Wings’ an integrative Bible study for discipleship, written by Pastor Edmund Chan, our guest speaker at RISE, QB Convention 2015. Our thoughts will be based around five areas: our human weakness, the resulting problem, the radical re-orientation, the critical need, and the empowered life of Roots & Wings.
TOPIC: Biblical Foundation (Building Deep)
The Empowered Life of Roots and Wings: Living by Principles (Mark 2:23-28)
Do we go through life according to our conveniences or according to our convictions? That’s a tough thought to consider, and “life” is often more murky than we like to believe – not everything is a clear-cut easy decision / choice. Godly, Biblical principles are there to guide and protect us – in a sense they are the “crash barriers” along the highway of life. When we choose to ignore or reject them, the result can often be pain and despair. Principles are often developed, nurtured, and established prior to a situation arising which coerces us into making a choice. Be determined to live life in such a way that solid Biblical principles become part of your spiritual DNA. Always consider the “spirit / intention” in which a principle is given – the principle is a parameter and not always “the” main point.