In our daily lives, how does a mature Christian behave?

SOME Christian writer has well said: "Wherever there has been a faithful following of the Lord in a consecrated heart, several things have sooner or later inevitably followed. Meekness and quietness of spirit become in time the characteristics of daily life. A submissive acceptance of the will of God, as it comes in the hourly […]

March 18th, 2019|Christian Character and Conduct|

How should a Christian respond to childlessness?

This is a very heartbreaking situation, which grieves our souls. Jesus, Himself, sacrificed marriage and children in order to fulfill His ministry. God’s will for Jesus was to die as the ransom price for Adam. He was to remain unmarried without natural children. Surely, when He had little children on His knee, He experienced the […]

How can I grow in the spirit and bear the fruit of the Holy Spirit?

Growth in the spirit results from obedience. 1 Samuel 15:22 (NASB), “Samuel said, ‘Has the LORD as much delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices as in obeying the voice of the LORD? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, And to heed than the fat of rams.’” ​

What things should Christians do to obey? “Then he […]

February 23rd, 2019|Christian Character and Conduct|

Should a woman chastise a man?

If by chastise, punishment is meant, the simple and blunt answer is No! We are not to chastise our brethren since we are not their parent. Only the Lord, our mutual Father, has the right and responsibility to chastise a brother or a sister.

But we assume, the questioner means should a woman bring a wrong-doing […]

February 22nd, 2019|Christian Character and Conduct, Marriage|

Knowing that Jesus has made away the law of Moses at the cross. Is stealing, murder or killing, fornication or adultery still a sin? If yes how do you know they are sin without the law?

When God created Adam and Eve, they were created in His image. (Genesis 1:26, 27.) They had God’s perfect laws of love and justice written in their hearts. The Apostle Paul explains that all mankind (including Gentiles) know right from wrong. “Indeed, when Gentiles, who do not have the law (Mosaic Law), do by nature […]

February 13th, 2019|Christian Character and Conduct, Sin and the Permission of Evil|

What is the difference between paying tithes and giving offerings?

In Leviticus 18, God commanded Israel to set aside one tenth of all they had to be offered to Him. When Israel began to inherit the promised land, God designated different geographical locations for each tribe. The tribe of Levi, however, was not given their own land and therefore had no way to provide for […]

How do faith and forgiveness work together?

Summary: Forgiveness is dependent upon our faith in God’s word. ​

A Christian embraces the truths in God’s word. We remember, “without faith it is impossible to please God,” (Hebrews 11:1). Consequently, we study the Bible, have faith in the scriptures, and apply it.​

In order to receive forgiveness for our sins, we need to have faith that […]

February 13th, 2019|Christian Character and Conduct, God, Faith|

What does the Bible say about procrastination?

Procrastination and laziness can be related. When people procrastinate their responsibilities, there is a tendency to choose pleasure (television, naps, etc.) over work. King Solomon addressed this issue in Proverbs 6:6-11 (NIV). 

“Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider its ways and be wise!  It has no commander, no overseer or ruler,  yet it stores its […]

How can I deal with fear and its torments?

 

Yes, fear is tormenting. But, dear one, God does not want you to fear. Instead, remember 1 John 4:16 (NIV), “So we have come to know and to believe the love that God has for us. God is love.” ​

When we believe this truth, we trust and live in God’s love. “There is no fear in […]

What is the difference between being a Christian and being a Roman Catholic? As a Christian, am I required to read my Bible everyday?

A Christian is a follower of Jesus. “Then Jesus said to His disciples, ‘If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me,’” Matthew 16:24. ​

In order to do this, a person must first recognize he is a sinner, then believe Jesus died for him. Finally, he […]

January 26th, 2019|Christian Character and Conduct, Church and The Bride of Christ|