Do you know someone who’s heavily invested in the rules of the Christian walk, and forgets about the affectionate relationship with the living God? Perhaps you’ve fallen into this trap a time or two!
It’s not about what we have or don’t have. Or what we do, and don’t do. That’s a legalistic view of life.
Perhaps you’ve heard the axiom, “Attitude is everything.” Learn how to enhance your quiet time with God.
Just as schoolchildren learn how to enhance their study time for class, we can get more out of our study of the Bible by applying helpful disciplines, too.
So often we think God can’t use us because of all the mistakes we’ve made. And yet, the Bible has countless examples of ordinary, imperfect people used by a holy God.
We try to teach our children the difference between right and wrong. But when they disobey without consequence, our kids assume they can get away with anything!
Over the years, men and women have used the biblical story of Gideon to determine God’s will for their lives. If we put out our own fleece . . . then we’ll know which direction God wants us to go.
So many people turn their backs on God out of fear. Fear of losing control. Fear of giving up their freedom and liberties.
Many people think of faith as an ethereal concept . . . nothing more than wishful thinking . . . with little or no tangible proof. Would you like a fresh perspective on faith?
Living by faith. It’s not an easy road to travel. We aren’t given a road map showing exactly which choices to make and which paths to follow.
When you’re going through a tough time, are there particular Bible verses that come to your rescue? Promises from Scripture that carry you through the darkness?
Genesis 17 verse 1, says “God came to Abraham and said, ‘I am Almighty God. Walk before Me and be blameless.’” Does that mean we need to live perfect lives? If so, it seems that perfection isn’t happening any time soon!