Throughout the Bible, believers are called to pray. But what is prayer? What does it mean to "pray without ceasing?" And does prayer really make a difference? Before delving too deeply into the topic of prayer, it will be beneficial to first define the term, as well as the focus of our prayers—God.
Spiritual self-examination is one of the most difficult commandments contained in God's will. But, the effects of not doing it, or for doing it ineffectively, are totally unacceptable to the human mind.
Parents who are intentional about finding those moments can succeed at raising kids with moral fiber — and at creating small pockets of sanity in a tech-overloaded world.
While we are all called to become disciples of Jesus, we become disciples with one another, learning how to love God and each other as we go. This is why church and honest relationships with other believers are so central to the Christian life—we need one another in this journey of becoming wholehearted disciples of Jesus.
7 Essentials for the Christian Life By Dennis Rainey If you've ever purchased a car, you've seen the owner's manual. It's the book that tells you about the "non-negotiables" for maintaining the car. These are things like changing the oil, filling the tank with gasoline, topping off the transmission fluid, and having tires with adequate [...]
What would a set of New Year’s resolutions look like for you and your church, your role as a leader, or simply as someone who wants to live a life of strategic Kingdom investment? And specifically, what if they came from the Bible? Though many more could be added, here are fifteen to consider: 1. [...]
GROWING TOGETHER TOWARDS LOVE AND GOOD DEEDS “And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.” Hebrews 10:24-25 In Hebrews 10:19-25, the author [...]
All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be competent, equipped for every good work. —2 Timothy 3:16-17 The greatest verse about biblical inspiration is also a great verse about biblical application. Second Timothy 3:16-17 not only tells [...]