Tag: Spiritual Growth

  • Building Habits: The Gap Between Knowing and Doing

    Building Habits: The Gap Between Knowing and Doing

    A very important aspect in the lives of all believers is cross the gap between knowing the Word and living it out consistently. From Beautiful Christian Life……… https://www.beautifulchristianlife.com/blog/building-habits-the-gap-between-knowing-and-doing

  • Why Do Christians Do Bad Things?

    Why Do Christians Do Bad Things?

    I love this article! “To answer this question, we must consider the Bible’s teaching about what has already happened to the Christian, what is happening to the Christian, and what has not yet happened to the Christian.” From Ligonier.org………… https://www.ligonier.org/learn/articles/why-christians-do-bad-things

  • Lead by Example, Even if You Stumble – – – Dallas Willard

    Lead by Example, Even if You Stumble – – – Dallas Willard

    Lead by example, even if you stumble The ultimate apologetic—that is to say, the ultimate lifter of doubt—is the believer acting in faith in an interactive life with God. That’s it. People need to see individuals living in daily interaction with the kingdom of the heavens: praying and saying. If we want to really attack […]

  • WE SERVE OTHERS IN LOVE THROUGH OUR DISCIPLESHIP TO JESUS – – – Dallas Willard

    WE SERVE OTHERS IN LOVE THROUGH OUR DISCIPLESHIP TO JESUS – – – Dallas Willard

    We serve others in love through our discipleship Pastors are sent to make disciples of Jesus, apprentices to Jesus in kingdom living. Life is primarily devoted to work. All legitimate work is devoted to the creation of value, of what is good to a lesser or greater degree. That was God’s plan. He not only […]

  • 8 Steps to Take When Reading the Bible Feels Boring

    8 Steps to Take When Reading the Bible Feels Boring

    While we should not fall into the trap of reading the Bible regularly as something to check off our “good Christian checklist,” even someone who truly loves God’s Word can still get bored with it at times. Here are some tips to counteract that. From BibleStudyTools.com……… https://www.biblestudytools.com/bible-study/topical-studies/steps-to-take-when-reading-the-bible-feels-boring.html

  • Does It Matter How We Spend Our Free Time?

    Does It Matter How We Spend Our Free Time?

    Here is another interesting but non-judgmental article from Randy Alcorn. Since our time and energy is limited every day and every week, it behooves us to make healthy and constructive choices in our we spend our free time. From Eternal Perspectives Ministries………. https://www.epm.org/blog/2020/Sep/30/matter-spend-free-time

  • Study the Bible to Get Massive Treasure

    Study the Bible to Get Massive Treasure

    God has told us in His Word that there are great treasures and wonderful blessings to be found in reading, studying and applying the Bible. But like any good adventure story of seeking out a treasure, it takes some work and effort to find it and reap the rewards! From Knowable Word…………. https://www.knowableword.com/2016/09/19/study-the-bible-to-get-massive-treasure/

  • Beyond Quiet Time: 3 Ways to Connect with God Throughout Your Day

    Beyond Quiet Time: 3 Ways to Connect with God Throughout Your Day

    This article not only gives good suggestions on how to connect with God outside church and quiet time, but also encourages believers to be more aware and receptive of God’s presence. From Crosswalk.com……… https://www.crosswalk.com/faith/women/beyond-quiet-time-3-ways-to-connect-with-god-throughout-your-day.html

  • Focus Your Mind on God – – – Dallas Willard

    Focus Your Mind on God  – – – Dallas Willard

    Focus your mind on God If we do not use our ability to turn our minds and thoughts toward God, we do not have contact with God. Undoubtedly God could move into the human realm and invade the mind. If God did act in such a way, what are the chances the receiver would properly […]

  • The Importance of Study – – – Dallas Willard

    The Importance of Study – – – Dallas Willard

    The importance of study In the spiritual discipline of study we engage ourselves, above all, with the written and spoken Word of God. Here is the chief positive counterpart of solitude. As solitude is the primary discipline of abstinence for the early part of our spiritual life, so study is the primary discipline of engagement. […]