Tips and Advice for the Christian

man of God, true man of God, Scripture – Christian Article

Tweet Have you ever called someone, a “man of God?” What is or who is a true man of God according to Scripture? He is Teachable What is or who is a true man of God according to Scripture? A man of God is open to rebuke and correction. If there is humility and a willingness to be teachable, there is hope in that man. When someone accuses a man of God of something, he doesn’t make excuses but looks…

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Bible Reading, Daily Bible Reading, Word of God – Christian Article

Tweet Why should we read the Bible every day? What is the benefit if we do and what happens if we don’t? Power in the Word Most of us might not realize that God’s Word has real power in it…God-power!  God speaks through Isaiah the Prophet and says that “my word be that goes out from my mouth; it shall not return to me empty, but it shall accomplish that which I purpose, and shall succeed in the thing for…

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Comfort Zone, Comfortable – Christian Article

Tweet Most Christians can find their comfort zone, but when they get too comfortable, something may be wrong. Complacency Does being a Christian mean having zero bad habits and imperfections? Christian faith in its true form can feel much like a comforting blanket offering warmth and security. It is strength, it is resilience, and it is a confidence that carries its followers forward each day. From that comfort, complacency can form. From complacency, come bad habits. Actions and Prayers Have…

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Teenager, Teens, Parenting – Christian Article

Tweet How can you raise teens in a troubled, evil world? The Bible shows us how. Family as a Resource Many people believe that raising teens is any much harder today than ever. If not, it sure seems so. Today, teens go through temptations worse than you and I had so what are parents to do in raising teenagers in an evil world? Whatever your opinion is, here are some ways to help parents raise their teens in a world…

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Praying, Prayer, Dead, Judgment, Praying for Dead – Christian Article

Tweet Does Scripture teach us that we should pray for the dead? Is there any value to it? Pray Always One of the first things I noticed that the Bible teaches about prayer is to pray as often as you can. The Apostle Paul says, “Pray without ceasing” (1 Thess 5:17), but that doesn’t mean we pray 24/7 and avoid sleep, eating, or work. We wouldn’t live very long doing that, and we couldn’t support ourselves without working, so why…

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Crisis of Faith, Losing your Faith, Broken Spirit – Christian Article

Tweet What is a crisis of faith and what do you do when you have one? Losing Faith What happens when you’ve lost your faith? What do you do when you feel your spirit’s broken and now you’ve entered a crisis of faith? Maybe we can look to Scripture and see what the other saints did during their crisis of faith, or their losing faith in God’s will for their life. When faced with the bitterest of disappointments, sometimes we…

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Spirtual Growth, Growth in the Word – Christian Article

Tweet What is spiritual growth, according to the Bible and how can we grow spiritually? A Lack of Knowledge When we think of the ministry of Jesus Christ and the sacrifice He has made for us, there should be no doubt that our spiritual growth is something of great concern to the Lord. Jesus lived His earthly life as a perfect demonstration of what it truly means to live a life that pleases God. With this in mind, we have…

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Declare and decree, Decree, Declare, Positive Confession – Christian Article

Tweet Is positive confession or to declare and decree biblical? God Spoke When God speaks, things happen. Even the gospel itself has the power of God in it (Rom 1:16; 1 Cor 1:18), so when God speaks, His Word shall be fulfilled. God says, “so shall my word be that goes out from my mouth; it shall not return to me empty, but it shall accomplish that which I purpose, and shall succeed in the thing for which I sent…

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Word of God, Bible, Draw Close to God – Christian Article

Tweet If you desire to draw close to God and stay there, here are some ideas on how to do that. Meditating on the Word I believe that meditating on the Word of God is a lost art today. It is one thing to read the Word; it is altogether different to contemplate the Word. I would rather read only a few lines of Scripture and mediate on these than read a whole book and not remember most of it.…

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Heresies, Heresy, False Doctrine, Doctrine of Demons – Christian Article

Tweet False doctrines and heresies are on the uptick today, and it’s only going to get worse, so how can you spot false doctrine when you hear it or read it? Satan’s Ministers Sometimes it’s hard to identify false teachings or heretical doctrines. There is such a thing as the doctrines of demons, and Satan himself can appear as an angel of light in his sinister ministers, but a half-truth is still a whole lie. When a majority of the…

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Prayer, Praying, Praying for Children – Christian Article

Tweet Parents never give up on their children, no matter what, so here are 7 prayers that you can pray for your adult children. Prayer of Protection When we pray for our children, we need to be specific and to pray for their protection. Pray for their protection from the enemy or the god of this world (2 Cor 4:4), and against those who still are held captive and may try to bring our children back into the world, so…

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Trials of Life, Suffering, Tribulations – Christian Article

Tweet How can we keep calm when we’re faced with huge trials in life? Get in the Word Everyone goes through trials in life. The only question is, “How do we respond to them?” The Bible is the best place to start when seeking godly wisdom about things like avoiding sin, loving others, and how to respond when faced with trials and tribulations. One of the strangest responses to facing trials is to rejoice. Another is that trials are common…

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How Do I Deal With My Anger? – Christian Article

Tweet All of us get angry at one time or another, so when you’re angry, how do you deal with it? Righteous Indignation If you know someone who has an anger problem, maybe you should share this with them, but if it’s you that has an occasional outburst, remember, we’re human and even Christians allow anger to control them, so it gets the best of us. I have to deal with anger too, but…

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What is Spiritualism? – Christian Article

Tweet What is spiritualism? Is it biblical? Is it dangerous? The Spirit World There is a world out there that we cannot see. The Apostle Paul says these unclean or evil spirits seek to oppress, harass, and silence believers so that they don’t share Jesus Christ with the lost. Paul tells us that “our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this…

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What Is Conditionalism? What Is Christian Immortality? – Christian Article

Tweet Mankind has always been fascinated by eternity, so what is Christian immortality or Conditionalism? Eternity He has put eternity into man’s heart God has put eternity in our hearts or given us thoughts of immortality. We are finite creatures, but by nature, we desire to live on…and on. The God-given fight-for-survival instinct makes us fight for our lives. Animals have the same desire to survive. God “has made everything beautiful in its time.…

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How Can You Revive Evangelism In Your Church? – Christian Article

Tweet If your church is apathetic toward evangelism, how can you ignite a fire under them so that they’ll have more passion and purpose for rescuing the perishing? Half a Gospel General William Booth, the founder of the Salvation Army, was about the most fervent and passionate man I have ever read about in witnessing to the lost. Perhaps D.L. Moody was close, but General Booth said, “Most Christian organizations would like to send…

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How To Get The Most Out Of Your Bible Reading – Christian Article

Tweet The Word of God is so deep, but we can get more out of God’s Word with a little help. Here are a few ideas. Meditating on the Word One of the most underused things believers do is to not meditate on the Word of God. Many do, but most do not even know what meditate on the Word means. The psalmist wrote, “Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel…

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How The Local Church Is Changing The World – Christian Article

Tweet The local church is changing the world more than you can imagine, and doing it one community at a time. Church and Community Not all communities who live in poverty have schools. Not everyone has access to hospitals or even clean water, but where there’s a local church, there is hope. Churches belong to the community, so they are uniquely placed to meet their needs. And in partnership with international charities, churches can…

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What Is The Social Gospel? – Christian Article

Tweet What is the social gospel? Can it help change the world and turn people to Christ? The Social Gospel The social gospel is a Christian faith practice that is not just a call to salvation, but it’s a call to social reform, and it’s been around a very long time. Some say it began as a North American Protestantism movement where Christian ethics were to be used to address social problems like social…

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What is the Sacred Name Movement? – Christian Article

Tweet What is the sacred name movement? Is it Biblical? God’s Sacred Name God has many names…some are even attributes of God, but God’s name is holy and is to be regarded as holy, but today, people use God’s name as a swear or curse word and blaspheme the holy name of God, but also Jesus’ name. Blasphemy basically means to take the Lord God’s name in vain and then use it in a…

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How Often Should Communion Or The Lord’s Supper Be Taken? – Christian Article

Tweet Some churches offer Communion every Sunday while others do it monthly or quarterly, so which is right? The New Covenant While Jesus and the disciples were having the Passover meal, “Jesus took bread, and after blessing it broke it and gave it to the disciples, and said, “Take, eat; this is my body” (Matt 26:26), then “he took a cup, and when he had given thanks he gave it to them,…

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How Can You Learn To Trust God? – Christian Article

Tweet How can we learn to trust God in such uncertain times? Our Way The first way we can learn to trust God and lean upon Him is to not lean upon our own understanding. When we do, we’re leaning on ourselves, and that’s shaky ground. That’s building a house on sand. It just won’t work because the first storm that hits it, demolishes it. The Proverbs say, “Trust in the LORD…

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Do Ancient Biblical Manuscripts Prove That The Bible Is True? – Christian Article

Tweet Wow can we be sure the ancient biblical manuscripts are from the originals and that these manuscripts are what the current Bible is based up? Mountains of Manuscripts If we say that there is a “mountain of evidence” in biblical manuscripts, we would not be exaggerating. The enormous amounts of ancient biblical manuscripts and copies of manuscripts make the Bible the most authenticated book in human history. To begin with, in…

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30 Days to Understanding the Bible: A Book Review – Christian Article

Tweet The book, 30 Days to Understanding the Bible by Dr. Max Anders, will do just what the title says; help you understand the Bible better, and do it in only 30 days. Why the Book? Knowing Dr. Anders’ background, and the fact that he was originally part of the series, Walk Through the Bible Ministries, I already have more trust in reading this book. Knowing that the Bible is so deep…

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