Trials help us to develop godly character, and that enables us to "rejoice in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. And hope does not disappoint us, because God has poured out his love into our hearts by the Holy Spirit, whom he has given us” (Romans 5:3-5).
No one leave his property open to robbers, we hire security guards to keep them tight, why not our life? Bad thoughts are robbers of soul...arrest them.
Then we have what is called the providence of God. The doctrine of providence holds that God quietly and invisibly works through the natural world to manage events.
The New Testament concept of conscience is more individual in nature and involves three major truths.
Today, Jesus has been replaced by theology, but the real Jesus was not religious. Jesus established no religious institution when he was on earth.
Today is a day to focus on the hope that God has purposed for your life. It is the day to break away from the lies of Satan and to realize you are purposed for a life with God. Don’t let the opinions of people interfere with the directions given to you by God.
I've spent the past week sitting by my father's bed in a hospital in Georgia. He fell while doing yard work (no 89-year-old man...
I grew up in the South, where football is a religion. Every boy I knew dreamed of becoming a star quarterback. When my relatives...
To overcome doubts, spend time in the Word to learn God’s principles and ways. Then you’ll begin to grasp what He wants to achieve in your life and how He goes about it
Since Jesus was sent by the Father, His authority came from God. That's why He didn't have to appeal to human tradition or to the opinions of fallible men.
Depending on God is basic to the Christian life. We trust in, or depend on God for our salvation (Ephesians 2:8–9). We depend on...
He is faithful to His Word, because His Word is an expression of His character. The promises He made still hold true because He does not change (Malachi 3:6 ).
The Bible refers to several areas of sin that are hindrances to effective prayer. First, when we are living according to the flesh, rather than in the Spirit, our desire to pray and our ability to effectively communicate with God are hindered.
But God answers, “Can a woman forget her nursing child, and have no compassion on the son of her womb? Even these may forget, but I will not forget you” (Isa. 49:14-15 ).
Lazarus did not have a near-death experience. Even Miracle Max from The Princess Bride would have realized that he was not simply “only mostly dead.” He was completely, undeniably dead.
This is why he can completely save those who are approaching God through him, because he always lives to speak with God for them. Hebrews 7:25 CEB
And I sent messengers unto them, saying, I am doing a great work, so that I cannot come down: why should the work cease, whilst I leave it, and come down to you? Nehemiah 6:3 KJV
It is wonderful to know that the devil is subject to God's authority. So whenever I sense a satanic attack, I think, Well, that's interesting. But God knows I can take it.
Not only are the eyes of God fixed upon the righteous one, He has surrounded them with His divine protection. "The name of the Lord is a strong tower...
God’s omnipresence is His attribute of being everywhere at once. He is omnipresent even when we do not experience His presence; He is here, even if we do not recognize Him.
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