Tag: pick up your cross

Cross My Heart Conclusion

Well, have we started to lift that cross – a tiny bit maybe?  I hope so.  Remember what Jesus said in Luke 9:23 you have to pick up your cross daily.  It’s not a one time deal.  You can’t say, “Yeah, I understand the…

Cross My Heart Part 10

Today we will pick up our cross, die to ourselves and live for God by being attentive to Him.  Pray unceasingly.  We’ve talked about this with the Falling in Love with God series but now I want to talk to you about what Saint…

Cross My Heart Part 9

Today we will pick up our cross, die to ourselves and live for God by putting God at the center of our lives.  I want you to do something make a list of your priorities, just in your head.  Okay, go.  Okay, stop.  If…

Cross My Heart Part 8

Today we will pick up our cross, die to ourselves and live for God by releasing what we desire.  What is it that we desire?  You know some things are easy to realize that what we desire is not in alignment with God.  We…

Cross My Heart Part 7

Today we will pick up our cross, die to ourselves and live for God by using the talents that He has given us for Him.  We have touched on this before but we need He gave you talents to show the world how much…

Cross My Heart Part 6

Today we will pick up our cross, die to ourselves and live for God by aligning ourselves closer to God.  How do we do that?  Pray with every decision.  Ask yourself with every decision, “Will this align me closer to God?  Is this doing…

Cross My Heart Part 5

Today we will pick up our cross, die to ourselves and live for God by doing God’s Will.  If we do God’s will and not our own we die to ourselves and live for God.  But what is God’s Will?  He has already revealed…

Cross My Heart Part 4

Today we will pick up our cross, die to ourselves and live for God by praying and meditating.  We have talked about this before.  Praying is the talking part.  Meditating is the answer part.  You need both to have a conversation. Now a lot…

Cross My Heart Part 3

Today we will pick up our cross, die to ourselves and live for God by reading the Bible.  Now, I know what you are thinking because I have thought the same thing.  The Bible is long and boring.  The Old Testament is stupid and…

Cross My Heart Part 2

Today we will pick up our cross, die to ourselves and live for God by being faithful.  We have talked about sin in the past and we’ve talked about the ten commandments.  But you need to be faithful to God as well.  One part…