What Does Fasting Look Like Under Grace? And Should You Do It? (part 1/2)

Since many of you have voted to hear more on the subject "fasting," plus the fact that many believers fast for extended amount of times in the beginning of each year, I've put this (and the next) blog post together. What I share is how I've come to see the role of fasting in our lives. We might differ in our views, that's totally fine. I would love … [Read more...]

A Mistake You Don’t Want to Make: Trying to Love God More Than People and Yourself (part 4/6)

Did you know that you never have to worry whether your love for your mate, children or friends is greater than your love for God? You heard it right. It is impossible to love God more than you do people or yourself. To put it straight forward, you're believing some lies if you ask yourself these type of questions: Is my love for God greater … [Read more...]

A Mistake You Don’t Want to Make: Trying to Love God More And Keeping the First Commandment First Place (part 3/6)

Do you want to love God more? I suspect you do. But the answer to love God more is not to pray, “Lord, help me to love You more” or “Lord, pour out your love in my heart.” Nor is “getting more hungry, thirsty, passionate and desperate” the right answer to love Him more. The right answer on how you can experience and love God more is much better … [Read more...]

A Mistake You Don’t Want to Make: Putting God First Place in Your Life (part 2/6)

In the last post we discussed that God does not want to be first place in your life. God is not first place in your life as if there were things that rank after Him. He is not merely the most important part of our life. Jesus is our life (Col. 3:3-4). Instead of legalistaclly putting God number 1 on our priority list, we need to rest in the fact … [Read more...]

A Mistake You Don’t Want to Make: Putting God First Place in Your Life (part1/6)

God does NOT want to be first place in your life! Like every lie, it always sounds so deceptively correct. After all, it sounds like it should be a “good Christian” thing to do right? If God is first place in your life then you're doing something right - you're putting Him above all else. He is first, then your family, then work, then everything … [Read more...]

25 Simple Comparisons Between Law and Grace to Ensure Your Freedom (part 2/4)

It is for freedom Christ has set you free (Gal. 5:1)!   In this video I share the next 25 simple comparisons between a law and grace mindset to help you rightly divide God's Word and experience true freedom. Again, the law tells you what to do (demands), while grace tells us what God has done (supplies). … [Read more...]

Sufficient Love

Here's another guest post. Have a look at what we're looking for if you are interested of sharing your words with the world via basrijksen.com My name is Dominique Nok-Doesburg, I am 36 years old and the proud wife of Stan and mother of Lisa and Zoey. I was born in Surinam and raised in Amsterdam. At the moment we enjoy living in London. … [Read more...]