God, please give me an understanding heart and a sensitivity to Your ways. Help me to distinguish between the truth of Your Word and the lies of this world. May Your gentle warnings be louder in my ears than the enemy’s empty threats.
As you pray, write, or seek verses like these; imagine what your life would look like if you actually lived this way from your heart. Here are 11 areas where scripture provides freedom from codependent tendencies and invites you to trust God instead.
Waiting can be a long and painful fact of life, and nobody gets a lifetime pass to the front of the line.But God wants to do something unique in my heart and in yours, and the process gives him fertile ground to do important work in our hearts, our relationships, and our very lives while we wait for the time to come.
The blessedness of God’s comfort — the sense of peace, unshakable joy, love, consolation, life, and communion — did not and could not circumvent the pain of mourning. They came through it and in the midst of it in several ways.
Seasons of spiritual attack, no matter how long or short, knock the wind out of you. While they can be some of our darkest days on this earth, Scripture has much encouragement for us about these times.
Believers are called to live in peace with one another, whatever it takes to achieve it. Often seeing things through someone else’s view gives us a new perspective. Here are 10 Biblical ways to make your disagreements more agreeable.
A Christian’s perspective about life is very different from our culture. We see life as an opportunity to love others and to serve God faithfully. Jesus is our life. Following are seven ways to view life from a Christian perspective.
Spotify. YouTube. Netflix. Instagram. We're saturated in images, sounds, stories, and ideas that have incredible power to influence our thought-process, emotions, and even worldview. But what are we exposing ourselves to? And how do we avoid the negative effect of rampant media consumption on our lives?
Worry and fear doubt God’s promises, question His power, disregard His presence, and divert our hearts from His praise. John Wesley said, “I would no more worry than I would curse or swear.” How, then, do we lock up the criminals of fear and worry? Use these three God-given weapons.