'Spiritual Growth' Tagged Posts (Page 3)
“They (Adam and Eve) heard the sound of the Lord God walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and the man and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the Lord God among the trees of the garden.9 But the Lord God called to the man and said to him, Where are you?10 And he said, I…
Too often I make decisions based on selfish or impure motives, instead of being honest with God and asking for wisdom and self control in making the right decisions. I can see in hindsight I’ve gone through much unnecessary pain that God didn’t intend for me.
What characteristics are indicative of genuine salvation? Are these characteristics evident in your life? I came across the this list which was useful for me to evaluate the health of my relationship with God.
Let’s face it – not every Pastor is a C.H. Spurgeon; that’s why they called him the “Prince of Preachers”. No, unfortunately, it takes some effort to listen to some Pastors. Here’s 10 suggestions that will improve your Pastor’s preaching. You will be surprised just how much it will improve.
The power of prayer has never been tried to its full capacity in any church. If we want to see mighty wonders of divine grace and power wrought in the place of weakness, failure and disappointment, let the whole Church answer God’s standing challenged; “Call unto me, and I will answer thee, and show thee great and mighty things, which thou knows not.”
Sin’s weapon is deception. We must know how the enemy fights so we can defend ourselves accordingly. However the big problem is we often stumble at this point and rely on our will-power to say ‘no’ to sin and ‘yes’ to God.
The main way sin attacks us is through deception. It lies; telling us that giving into it will grant us pleasure and satisfaction. That is actually not entirely untrue. It does feel good! BUT only for a short moment.
I always find looking at an iceberg chilling. Ok… that’s bad humour… please excuse my play on words! However when looking at an iceberg from the perceived safety of a boat all can seem harmless. But as we know below the surface it’s an entirely different story! All is not what it seems. This reminds me of the reality of sin in our lives. On the…
Living our lives in obedience to Christ is the foundation on which we will evangelize more effectively.
He has not only removed the obstacles to our prayers, but has merited a hearing of them. His merits are the incense that is offered with the prayers of the saints…