Our friends have a great deal to do with determining our character. The friendships that we form create an intellectual, moral and spiritual atmosphere that we are constantly breathing, and our spiritual health is helped or hindered by it.
Young people need recreation. Our Savior does not frown upon wholesome recreation. He was interested in the games of the children when He was here upon earth.
James 3:10 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 10 from the same mouth come both blessing and cursing. My brothers, these things ought not to be so.
On a deeper level, where a young one’s character is formed, children want to be told what they can and cannot do. They need guidance to help them adapt to the world without becoming part of the world
Convinced of sin, awakened and alarmed, these unhappy ones wait for a long time outside the gate of mercy, shivering in the cold, pining to enter into the banquet which invites them, but declining to pass through the gate which stands wide open for them.
There may be many things going on in your life to your soul’s peril. This article will deal with many possibilities, as well as offer counsel on how to overcome spiritual weakness and backsliding spiritually.
When a man does wrong, and yet will not confess it, how wrong he must be! Or when having confessed it, he does not feel proper shame; or after feeling ashamed for a while he returns to the same evil like the dog to his vomit, how deep must the evil be in his moral nature, how terribly diseased he must be, inasmuch as he does not feel sin to be sin at all!
Scripture asserts suffering is inevitable in a fallen world. Indeed, Christians may suffer more than do unbelievers. Why? Confronted with suffering, biblical individuals raise important questions.