Walk This Way: Empathize

“Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn.” (Romans 12:15)
My wife is one of the best empathizers I know. She is really good at walking after Jesus this way.

If you were here right now and told her about something terrible that jus…

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Walk This Way: Bless Your Persecutors

“Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse.” (Romans 12:14)
Did you just feel the degree of difficulty go up a notch on this list of things Jesus-followers do?

Until this one, everything we've covered has been nice things, easy to ag…

Walk This Way: Share

“Share with God’s people who are in need. Practice hospitality.” (Romans 12:13)
What's amazing about this list from Romans 12 that describes how Christians live, how we follow after Jesus in all kind of practical ways, is that it doesn't expla…

Walk This Way: Hope Pain Prayer

“Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.” (Romans 12:12)
It's easy — and pointless — to define being a Christian by what we don't do. Lots of religions say we should save sex for marriage and skip the drugs, porn, alcoh…

Walk This Way: Feel It

“Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord.” (Romans 12:11)
Have you noticed, lately, that a lot of people are bad-mouthing cynicism? On his last Tonight Show for NBC, an admittedly angry Conan O'Brien warned his f…

Walk This Way: After You

“Be devoted to one another in brotherly love. Honor one another above yourselves.” (Romans 12:10)
Have you ever gone on a long hike with a group of people? It's not always easy to do. If you were all walking the trail on your own, you'd all wa…

Walk This Way: Hate Love Cling

“Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good.” (Romans 12:9)
Christian teachers are always talking about “following Jesus” and “walking in the Spirit” and staying on the “path of God.” We know what they mean, kind of, but what does …

Walk This Way: Like Jesus

“Whoever claims to live in him must walk as Jesus did.” (1 John 2:6)
Here's something that would be weird: A 28-year-old guy who never, ever walked in his whole life even though he was perfectly healthy. He just never felt like it. He never got ar…

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