Living out his human life with no divine assistance beyond that offered to all men, Jesus felt as acutely as you or I the alluring sense of Satan's temptations. But in the midst of his internal struggles, Christ chose to trust no one, not even himself, over God.
An article addressing the challenge presented by Jesus' words “unless you forgive each other from your heart.”
Here are fifteen quotes from Paul’s letters to the Ephesians, the Philippians, the Colossians and Philemon which can bring encouragement to those who are still imprisoned literally or otherwise.
Trust signifies a firm belief in the ability, truth, strength, or reliability of someone or something. Here is an examination of trust.
Believers in Christ should always understand the context of scripture and Hebrews 10;25 is not about what many Christians have been taught.
"However many blessings we expect from God, His infinite liberality will always exceed all our wishes and our thoughts." (John Calvin) This can be your personal experience.
Stewardship involves giving time, talent, and treasure at church. Members may find it difficult to balance life obligations and church commitments. Prayer and sacrifice are needed to strike a balance.
Influencing others does not mean controlling them. It does not mean forcing them to do something they don't want to do. What, then, is the right way to influence others?
There is a multitude of places to go, things to do, and people to see. However, there are only twenty-four hours in a day. Here is an assessment of what things should be put first on our priority schedules.
Genuine praise seeks expression. Singing, shouting or dancing can happen whenever and wherever we take time to count our blessings. Let's worry less, praise more and include the dance.
The Bible counsels us to pay back wrongdoers in several ways other than retaliation. Then they become attracted to the good which God empowers us to exhibit toward them. Often,that good conquers them.
This article features nine Bible verses about compassion and love, including actions by Jesus Christ. I've included what some other religions say about compassion along with examples of compassionate deeds.
Before we assume that we would rather not deal with enemies, be assured that there is a place for enemies in our lives. See why praying for them can enhance our character.
Here are some suggestions for showing honor to the older church members, while helping them to endure and enjoy the worship service. The seniors will appreciate any efforts put forth in their interest.
The quotes are subdivided as Paul might have focused:(1) graduation celebration (2) counsel on entering the workforce (3) counsel for those called to church ministry (4) exhortation to pursue purpose.