Every disciple of Christ has a bank account in heaven. It is unlike bank accounts here on earth, but you can deposit into it and make withdrawals while on earth.
Jesus was always surrounded by people. It is amazing how many people were associated with His birth. There were even more people surrounding Him when He died.
In the garden of Gethsemane Jesus suffered unimaginable agony, sorrow, and anxiety. He wrestled with yielding to God's will. His first drops of blood were shed there. And the disciples slept through their own battle.
This reveals that our relationship with God matters most in life because without Him we can do nothing. It has been established that those who worship God in Spirit and truth can never lack anything good. In other words, those who relate well with their maker will enjoy His endless goodness.
RIP or R.I.P. is the acronym for the Latin expression "Requiescat in Pace " that means "Rest in Peace." Some people have made up other meanings for RIP.
Most people become restless sometimes. What you do with your restlessness depends on you. Less about four biblical people who did something with their restlessness.
Like Sharach, Meshach and Abednego of old, we are called as Christians to an uncompromising faith in a world that is no friend of God.
The words "bless," "blessed," and "blessing" have been overused to the point that they have become trivialized.
The ritual of the incense altar, mentioned in Exodus chapter 30, is not easily understood. What is its purpose, and what can we learn from it?
This reveals the practicable ways to experience more of God and His goodness. It has been established that to seek more of God is to see more of Him and His goodness. Also, by this we understand that the more we proclaim the goodness of God, the more He remembers us for good.
It is very true that a prophet is not accepted in his own hometown. Jesus was a good example of that. Like Jesus, some messengers of God are not accepted by their own families today.
It's not that I should not tell my stories of abuse in churches, because I never should have had these stories to tell of spiritual leaders gone wild. Your Creator and hopefully your spouse don't ask you to be on call 24/7 but your guru, cult leader, pastor does. This is a serious red flag.
My friend sent me a text: "I restarted the writing of my book. I need you to sit on my back." Rather than fail him, I compiled 52 quotes from which I can select to send him weekly, to help him focus.