Believers may easily become distracted from focusing on Christ as they face day-to-day challenges in their earthly calling. Hebrews 12:1-2 reminds believers of the need to have their actions, hopes and motives guided by a focus on Jesus.
This article points to Ephesians 1:3-14 as a particularly rich way of telling the story of the Bible, and of the life of the believer—his past, present, and future.
Every Christian is involved in Bible reading, Bible study and listening to the Word preached. How should we approach God’s Word? What attitude should we have? This article shows that if one believes that the Bible is the inspired Word of God, it will create an attitude whereby God’s Word governs all of your life.
This article is about the heart of the Christian life: God-centredness.
How should you respond to the pain that God may bring in your life? Consider these nine things when faced with such a reality.
How do you know the difference between an idol and God? This article explains that in contrast to idols, which always agree with us, do as expected, and ultimately bore us, God challenges us, surprises us, and causes us to worship.
Submission to God and what he defines that we do is what brings honour to God and yields results as God is pleased to bring them. This article discusses this, and then explains what sumbission to God and to his church requires of us: humility, vulnerability, and Christ-likeness.
This article explains what transactional sanctification is: we can view our relationship with God as, "I do things for God and God does things for me." The author explains that life with God is not a transaction, since the transaction has already been completed.
How is it possible to behold the beauty of the Lord in the midst of the chaos of life? This article explains that while there is never going to be a convenient time, it is vital to make time to gaze upon the Lord, in order to be reinvigorated for the challenges of the day. It offers seven ways to make time.
Spiritual formation comes through studying God's Word. How can you be formed by Scripture? This article identifies five effortless ways.
But what does it mean to glorify God? This article shows that it is a response based on who God is, and what he does through salvation. Hindrances to glorifying God are also pointed out.
Many Christians are fond of the saying, "No one is more holy than anyone else." Is this biblical? This article shows that it is not by explaining that many neglect the biblical category of the righteous man, the believer who displays a consistency in walking with God.
This article explains that God's calling and presence in our daily lives are constant, which can be rejoiced over even and especially in times of grief.