Pastor’s Corner: Walking Jesus’ road

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather

Rev. Dennis Van Gorp

Family Life Christian Center

In Nehemiah 9:26-28, we see this situation.  The Israelites rebelled against God, and He handed them over to their enemy.  They cried out to Him for mercy, and in His great compassion He delivered and rescued them.  As soon as they were at peace, they again did evil in His sight.  In His compassion, He rescued them time after time again.

These were ‘God’s chosen people,’ the ones He called His own.  Their lives were lived like a yo-yo, up and down between right and wrong, over and over.  They had not yet learned how to walk with the Lord as had Adam & Eve, Enoch and Abraham.

Jeremiah 29:11 tells us that God has plans for us, but often, we have our own plans; and they are not in alignment with His.  Sometimes we are both on a different path.  But these two paths do not always arrive at the same destination.

If heaven is to be our future home, we must walk the road that Jesus is walking on.  Scripture tells us that when we seek Him, we will find Him.  Then, do not just follow Him, but walk along side Him.  Talk with Him, get to know Him better.  Follow His example and your life will be a wonderful blessing to others.

Dennis Van Gorp (58 Posts)

Dennis Van Gorp is a the pastor at Family Life Christian Center in Superior Arizona. The writes a pastor's column for the Superior Sun on a regular basis.


Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather
Facebooktwitterby feather

Comments are closed.

  • Additional Stories

    Top-ranked Ray defeats No. 2 Superior, 12 – 3

    April 13th, 2018
    by

      In the first matchup between the two teams that played for last year’s 1A State Championship, No. 1-ranked Ray […]


    Superior comeback falls short against Ray

    April 13th, 2018
    by

      The No. 2-ranked Ray baseball team wants to end its season the same way defending champion Superior ended last […]


    Vandalism at Oak Flat Campground: Law Enforcement Officials Seeking Information from the Public

    March 22nd, 2018
    by

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Forest Service Law Enforcement Officers from the Tonto National Forest are seeking information concerning […]


    In Your Biz: Spalding Computer Repair

    March 22nd, 2018
    by

    Are you frustrated by technology? Is your computer or tablet running slow?  Are you worried that you might have a […]


  • Additional Stories

    The 30th Annual Apache Leap Mining Festival – A Celebration for All

    March 22nd, 2018
    by

      The theme for this year’s Apache Leap Mining Festival was “Women in Mining. From Pickaxe to Boardroom.” The top […]


    In Your Biz: Legends of Superior Trails Inc.

    March 22nd, 2018
    by

    For well over two decades, several agencies and organizations have been working to develop outdoor trails and recreation attractions.  It […]


    Neuss out as Superior Police Chief following Council vote, Ensley takes over as interim chief

    March 20th, 2018
    by

    Desire to move Police Department in new direction, ‘critical issues’ cited for decision   David Neuss was removed as Superior’s […]


    Pastor’s Corner: You Should Be Growing Spiritually

    March 11th, 2018
    by

    In 1 Corinthians 3:1, we find the Apostle Paul saying:  “I could not speak to you as to spiritual adults, but […]


  • Copperarea

  • [Advertisement.]
  • [Advertisement.]
  • [Advertisement.]
  • Southeast Valley Ledger