“His prompting on my life was three words: ‘Tell your story’.” A man describes his desperate 13-year addiction to pornography.
They are the negative thought patterns that pull you down, and that pull those around you down as well.
How can a good God allow evil to exist? Is there a conflict between Science and Christianity? Having conversations on hard topics is a great step towards biblical worldview formation.
How could Jesus say to these people, “Don’t worry?” And what does it mean to “seek first his kingdom?” How do we live life, so that we don’t just cope with it, but find real happiness in it?
Have you ever started something that you felt called to do and met resistance? I don’t think there has EVER been a promise of God that hasn’t required blood, sweat and tears.
The words that stopped me cold weren’t shouted or even spoken angrily. They were gentle, coming through the speakers of my laptop. One sentence, spoken sweetly, that gave me chills.
Without any warning, I felt it: A blanket of emotions – depressive, suffocating – descended on me. Taunting me. Whispering to my soul. Making me feel things I had rarely felt before.
Why is it that something as good as a Magnum ice-cream is associated with sin? Why is it that pleasure is often associated with evil?
In the Middle East, the foot is considered the most shameful part of the body. So what does it tell us that Jesus had no problem with washing his disciples’ feet, a job only fit for a slave?
He makes a whip out of rope and starts driving out the animals on sale for sacrifice. ‘Meek and mild’ Jesus is being neither meek nor mild.