Understanding what God requires of us requires serious attention, study, and internalizing spiritual principles. It involves studying the Scriptures, learning from spiritually mature individuals, and applying these principles in our lives. This comprehension of God's expectations helps align our lives with His will. Sources of understanding include the Bible, external resources, prayer, Christian community, trials, and spiritual mentorship. However, understanding God's requirements is a lifelong commitment and not an overnight task.
This article presents strategies to reconcile faith with issues such as intellectual doubt, ethical complications, and supposed conflict between science and faith. It discusses Christian apologetics, treating faith as complementary to science, using biblical ethical framework for social challenges, comprehending the theology of suffering and maintaining faith amid cultural engagement. The aim is to strengthen and defend faith amid modern complexities, grounding it in Scriptural understanding.
The concept of purgatory has been a subject of theological debate for centuries. This article delves into the Scriptures to understand whether the Bible truly endorses this notion or if it's a belief that developed outside of Biblical teachings.
Navigating the complicated terrain of judging others as Christians. How can we reconcile the teachings of Jesus in Matthew 7:1 with the broader Scriptural mandate to evaluate actions righteously? Learn the distinction between righteous and condemnatory judgments and how to balance the two in a Christian life.
Biblical Archaeology is not just a field of study; it's a testament to the unerring accuracy and integrity of the Scriptures. This article delves into the archaeological discoveries that confirm the historical events mentioned in the Bible, reinforcing faith in its Divine inspiration.
In a world seemingly consumed by evil, raising children with strong Christian values might feel overwhelming. Is parenting a blessing or a burden? Explore this question as we delve into effective Christian parenting strategies, leveraging Scripture's wisdom and practical experiences.
This article explores the vital role of self-care in the Christian life, focusing on the balanced nurturing of the body, mind, and spirit. It offers a biblical perspective on maintaining physical health, promoting mental wellbeing, and fostering spiritual growth for a more fulfilling Christian life.
This article presents the argument that the Old Testament does not teach salvation by works, but rather by faith in God. It examines key Old Testament scriptures that relate to the question of salvation, and argues that the overall message of the Old Testament emphasizes salvation as a gift from God that is received by faith, rather than something that is earned by good works.
"CHRISTIANS—The Wise Person Pauses and Considers His Ways" delves into the biblical call for wisdom and self-reflection. Through examples from King David to Apostle Paul, the article explores how this principle is vital for personal growth, relationships, stewardship, and evangelism, and offers practical applications for living a life that honors God.