Religious beliefs and faith shape a big part of our life. Believers of certain faith hold on to the principles and values upheld by the specific religion of choice. As a Christian myself, I believe we are called to serve the Lord and glorify His kingdom.
As Jesus continues with the Sermon on the Mount he challenges the listeners to put the principle's to work in their lives.
There really are more than three ways to live a spirit-filled life. Paul gives three ways in 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 that are easy to understand and do. Read what they are in this short but detailed article.
In Matthew 5:17-20, a part of the Sermon on the Mount, we get Jesus' view of the law. It is perfect and holy because it comes from God but also is beyond our ability to fulfill it. To do so requires an internal righteousness that comes by faith in Jesus, the one who came to fulfill it for us.
I guarantee you that if you read this book and take the advice the author provides, it will change your life immediately. I highly recommend it.
How would you rate the health of all your relationships? Do you derive fulfilment in the connections that you have with the people that matter to you? Read on to find out if you can further improve on your relationships.
In the Sermon on the Mount Jesus referred to His followers as 'the salt of the earth' and 'the light of the world.' All true followers, like salt, help preserve a spoiling world and give it savor. And we give light to a world steeped in the darkness of sin. So, Christ expects us to live like it.
According to Luke 15:11-24, the prodigal son left home and ended up in the pig pen in order to survive. It was only when he came to his senses that he decided to get up and return to his father.
To forsake someone is to leave or desert them. This study will focus on four questions concerning the act of forsaking God. Who does the forsaking? What is forsaken? What are the results of forsaking God? How can this be prevented?
Here are five suggestions for ministry leadership positions which are most appropriate for young people all the way up to age 30. Hopefully, considering these positions will generate thoughts of many more.
In the beginning of the greatest sermon ever preached, the Sermon on the Mount, in which Jesus gives His manifesto for entering and living as a citizen of the Kingdom of Heaven, He also reveals to us the secrets of a happy and fulfilled life. Those secrets have become known as the Beatitudes.
The current social engineering project [pandemic] has proven that a government in power can change the direction of society without having to fire a shot. Install fear, real or imagined; voila, the masses magically transform into sheep being led to slaughter. It is God in control of what we witness.
These days, many people rely on relationship counselling to resolve such personal matters, which may cost a pretty penny. Instead, why not turn to the Bible for guidance and teachings that propagate harmonious matrimonial life.
Deuteronomy 6:1-9 is a call by Moses to a new generation of Israelites going into the promised land for love and total commitment to God. These words can also be applied to the Church of Jesus Christ today. We all should love and be committed to Him as demonstrated by obedience to His commands.
Though many people criticize albeit negatively the disciple called Thomas for doubting, but in the real sense if we can sit down to analyze what he has done we shall discover that he has done a lot of good to christian faith
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It sounds like a contradiction, no? Or is it not?
“But in the depth of my heart I truly know that you, Yahweh, have become my shield: you take me and surround me with yourself. Your glory covers me continually. You lift high my head.” (Psa. 3:3 The Passion Translation Version)
In the Triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem we have our Lord presenting Himself to Israel and the world as their King. His coming a week before Passover was His offering of Himself as a lamb to take away our sin. Today, as they did then, we must decide who Jesus is and accept His sovereign rule.
1Cor 15:33 Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners.
God expect every of His children not to only be born in His kingdom but to also operate in a higher Dimension of his nature and power in order to stand out in this world and at the same time combat against the devices of the devil.
Many believe the Gospel must be centered around telling the lost how wicked they are, then akin to a footnote, mention that Christ has a solution for their predicament, to which they are blind. The wicked actually know they are deserving of death but seemingly do not care. The question becomes: why?
Symbolism can paint many pictures, it is a very economical way of saying more than one thing. This article is meant to look at Revelation from a different point of view, not denying the physical, sort of like a parallel mirror view. Never is this intended to use anything but the Bible as its source.