You try and you try yet you keep failing. You're a Christian. You're not supposed to be struggling with this any more. Think again.
Can it happen, The thing that I most fear? Could I lose my freedom, When it is so near?
The old law was our tutor, Instructing in things we needed to learn, Until faith in Christ could be established, His purpose we could discern.
These are some of the verses that can bring out the fight in me in a good way. They remind me that I have something to fight for. That there is not only a right way to share the gospel, but a wrong way.
I didn't know what it was. I had been feeling that something was missing for a while. Something that I once had but now was gone. I was searching trying to find it, but it just seemed like the answers weren't coming fast enough. And finally, it came to me. Life has been pretty peaceful…
We are weak. We are all weak in some area that we think we are confident, and in a moments glimpse we can sin in a way that will cause our hearts to grieve.
This is it. The end of one era and the beginning of a new one. Jesus has completed His work of redemption here on earth, and now it is time for His disciples to take the lead in teaching the nations under His authority.
When someone you have looked up to, loved, and respected has been revealed in living in the depths of sin, what will you put on?
A Christian enters a place of worship. What does he see? Not teaching, not singing, but a country club full of those who have found opportunity to satisfy their desires for recreation.
Because love is the reason we have faith in the first place, without love there would be no reason to diligently strive to add anything to our faith.
What is brotherly kindness?
Not knowing doesn’t discount the guilt but how much more is the guilt when the will is known yet ignored.
There are signs we can observe of God all around us — in the wonders of nature, in the love of people, in healings through prayer, in the workings of divine providence, and more.
But first, let me wait til my life slows down.
Have you ever been embarrassed of your association with a certain person or group? Why?
Godliness is not about living for the prosperities of this world, but for the prosperities of the unseen world.
Have you been wronged? Hurt? Betrayed? I have. How will you get through it? Heal? Forgive? Be free?
If someone were to say you left everything to follow Jesus, what would that mean for you?
Bear good fruit before the axe is laid at the root of the tree, cutting you off to be thrown into the fire.
We read about them. We admire them. We wonder if we could persevere if we went through the same tribulations.