We will grow in the areas we feed the most.
The cross a Christian carries as they follow Christ is a cross that leads to glory.
Christians are stewards of the Church as well as stewards of their hearts.
Let's imitate Martha in her service and Mary in her devotion.
"7 But what things were gain to me, these I have counted loss for Christ. 8 Yet indeed I also count all things loss for the excellence of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord, for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and count them as rubbish, that I may gain Christ 9 and be found in Him, not having my own righteousness, which is from the law, but that which is through faith in Christ, the righteousne...
In modern times many of us Christians have forgotten that our primary battle is a spiritual battle.