But what did Jude mean by exhorting readers “to contend for the faith”? It certainly was not a call to use physical force or violence. Jude was referring to a spiritual battle, one requiring spiritual weapons (2 Corinthians 10:3-5). Jude exhorted followers of Christ to contend for the truth. As his letter explained, deceptive men were creeping into the church and perverting Christian doctrine with heresies that denied the truth.
Do you question that you have enough faith when you pray? Listen to these words from Jesus to His followers: “The apostles said to the Lord, ‘Increase our faith!’ He replied, ‘If you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mulberry tree, “Be uprooted and planted in the sea,” and it will obey you’” (Luke 17:5-6).
Listen to me, my friends. There is absolutely no reason why you can’t become powerful in prayer. The Lord has given every one of us a measure of faith. Take that faith and apply it when you pray. You’ll see—the Lord will not only hear your prayer. He will answer!
As you reflect on your hopes and desires for 2022, a great opening question pertains to your relationship to God: "Am I really saved?" Stated another way, “Can I be sure that when I die I will go to heaven?” New believers as well as folks who have believed in Christ for decades still ask these same questions. In hundreds of encounters with people seeking answers about this issue, I've usually interpreted their request as a plea for help in seeking assurance of their salvation. Be encouraged. There is good news—you can have firm assurance that you are a true...
American society has become increasingly less civil. There is a noticeable lack of kindness and respect during normal interactions among people. The evidence is everywhere— while driving, in grocery stores, at work, on social media websites, in the news, etc.
America is going through dark times, but at Warrior Spirit Publications we are praying and believing that our nation will get back on the right path. By God’s grace—along with your prayers and your commitment to do the right thing—America will move into the future with strength and character as the leader of the free world.