To enter the kingdom of God is to have a childlike character. Receiving Christ is not about prestige but a humble act as receiving a small child.
As God is Spirit, so He invites and demands a spiritual, and truthful worship!
Christian warfare involves a struggle against hostile demonic powers who opposed God and his people.
David’s action first and foremost, was in recognition of God’s anointing for Saul as king over Israel. He was still at the helm of the kingdom despite the fact that God has rejected him already.
God opposes those who are proud and behave according to their ambitions. On the other hand, He gives strength to those who come to him in humility.
By filling our minds with these ideals which are good and honorable, we will have the conduct that is good and honorable.
We will not be harshly critical when we see other Christians caught in wrongdoing, but will feel the sorrow of others as if it were our own.
He does not give it to those who have confidence only in their own merits, who doubts God's ability to help.
We can go to Him as a child go to his father, confident that he will not disappoint him or give than less than he asks.
If we put God's affairs before our own, our lives will produce qualities of eternal value.
Trials help Christians develop endurance thus, strengthening their character.
The Golden Rule is found in negative form in rabbinic Judaism and also in Hinduism, Buddhism and Confucianism. It occurred in various forms in Greek and Roman ethical teaching. Jesus stated it in positive form.
God in his providence arranges for his people the appropriate way out in each particular temptation; not an immediate escape, but one in due time, after patience has had her perfect work.
By virtue of the example given by Christ, we must remove all trace of pride and disputes and show in our lives the nature of salvation that we received from God.
Message of the Day: To Overcome Our Sinful Desires We Ought to Allow God’s Spirit to Direct Our Lives!
The only way to overcome our sinful desires is not by putting ourselves under man's regulations, but by allowing God's Spirit to direct our lives.
To be a true follower of Christ one must receive the truth, love it, keep it, and walk in it!